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The Bookman

Author: Lavie Tidhar
Publisher: Nottingham, UK : Angry Robot, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When his girlfriend is killed in a terrorist attack committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes involved in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of a London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to the mysterious island that may hold the secret to the origin not only of the shadowy Bookman, but of Orphan himself.
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Genre/Form: Steampunk fiction
Adventure fiction
Science fiction
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lavie Tidhar
ISBN: 9780857660343 0857660349 9780007346585 0007346581
OCLC Number: 665176442
Notes: Includes excerpt from Camera obscura, the sequel to The Bookman (p. 399-412).
Description: 412 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Lavie Tidhar.
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Pokes at the fat and waddled body of steampunk with its walking cane and leaves it on the roadside with its fresh take on Victorian London without loosing any steam on its way. This title is crammed  Read more...

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"Readers will enjoy watching Tidhar's imagination throwing off sparks like a Roman candle." - "Publishers Weekly""Tidhar's book gives readers airships, pirates, automatons, cannons to launch people Read more...

 
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