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Escapement

Author: Jay Lake
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Paolina Barthes is a young woman of remarkable intellectual ability--a genius on the level of Isaac Newton. But she has grown up in isolation, in a small village of shipwreck survivors, on the Wall in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. She knows little of the world, but she knows that England rules it, and must be the home of people who possess the learning that she so desperately wants. And so she sets off to make  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Lake
ISBN: 9780765317094 0765317095
OCLC Number: 182737632
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 383 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Jay Lake.
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Paolina Barthes is a young woman of remarkable intellectual ability - a genius on the level of Isaac Newton. But she has grown up in isolation, in a small village of shipwreck survivors, on the Wall  Read more...

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Praise for "Mainspring" "Theological steampunk set in a mechanical universe -- the debut novel from a noted short-story writer....Good elements -- intriguing alternate history, solid characters, Read more...

 
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Continuing adventures in a clockwork world

by wrobins1 (WorldCat user published 2008-08-21) Very Good Permalink

Lake, Jay  ~ Escapement ~ TOR, 2008 ~ 384 pages ~ adults, some teens.


"The boats had been drawn up in the harbor at Praia Nova when the great waves came two years past. The men of the village generally thought this a blessing, for that circumstance had spared...
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