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Author: Adam Christopher
Publisher: Nottingham : Angry Robot ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Random House, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's a parallel-universe, Prohibition-era world of mooks and shamuses that is the twisted magic mirror to our bustling Big Apple. It's a city where sinister characters lurk around every corner while the great superheroes who once kept the streets safe have fallen into deadly rivalries and feuds. Not that its colourful residents know anything about the real New York...until detective Rad Bradley makes a discovery  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Science fiction
Noir fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Christopher
ISBN: 9780857661937 9780857661944 0857661949 0857661930 9780857661920 0857661922
OCLC Number: 714724587
Notes: Novel of Steampunk fiction by a New Zealand author.
Awards: Short-listed for Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novel (Adult) 2013
Description: 445 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Adam Christopher.

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It was the last great science hero fight, but the energy blast ripped a hole in reality, and birthed the Empire State - a young, twisted parallel prohibition-era New York. When the rift starts to  Read more...

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Adam Christopher's debut novel is a noir, Philip K Dick-ish science fiction superhero story, a novel of surreal resonances, things that are like other things, plot turns that hearken to other plot Read more...

 
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