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Steampunk

(Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Steampunk
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Steampunk is Victorian elegance and modern technology: steam-driven robots, souped-up stagecoaches, and space-faring dirigibles fueled by gaslight romance, mad scientists, and oh-so-trim waistcoats. It's The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, The Wizard of Oz, and The Golden Compass.Replete with whimsical mechanical wonders and bold adventurers, this riveting anthology lovingly collects classic steampunk stories, pop culture-fueled discussions of steampunk, and essential recommended reading lists for the discerning steampunk fan.From the editors of The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric and Discredited Diseases and The New Weird, this is steampunk. Hang on tight.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Tachyon Publications, c2008.
ISBN: 1892391759
9781892391759
Characteristics: x, 373 p. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: VanderMeer, Jeff
VanderMeer, Ann
Alternate Title: Steam punk

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