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Fiendish schemes

Author: K W Jeter
Publisher: New York : Tor Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"In 1986 K. W. Jeter coined the term "steampunk," applying it to his first Victorian-era science fiction alternate-history adventure. At last he has returned, with a tale of George Dower, son of the inventor of Infernal Devices, who has been in new self-imposed exile...accumulating debts. The world Dower left when he went into hiding was significantly simpler than the new, steam-powered Victorian London, a mad whirl  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Alternative history (fiction)
Steampunk fiction, American
Science fiction, American
Alternative histories (Fiction), American
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K W Jeter
ISBN: 9780765374028 0765374021 9780765330949 0765330946
OCLC Number: 827256781
Description: 350 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: K. W. Jeter.
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After accepting congratulations for his late father's grandest invention - a walking, steam-powered lighthouse - Dower is enticed by the prospect of financial gain into a web of intrigue with  Read more...

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For "Fiendish Schemes" "In "Fiendish Schemes," K. W. Jeter returns to the Steampunk world he left twenty-five years ago with guns blazing--very strange guns, to be sure. To my mind this is Jeter's Read more...

 
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