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Swiftly : a novel

Author: Adam Roberts
Publisher: London : Gollancz, 2008.
Series: Gollancz S.F.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1848 and the British Empire has grown rich exploiting Lilliputian slaves - the finesse of their working allowing unheard-of feats of minature engineering; even Babbage's computing device has been made to work. But now the French have formed a regiment of previously peaceful Brobdingnagian giants and invasion looms. In a world where humanity is both smaller and larger than it once was, love and hate loom large.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Steampunk fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Roberts
ISBN: 9780575082328 0575082321 9780575075894 0575075899
OCLC Number: 318191691
Description: 359 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Gollancz S.F.
Responsibility: Adam Roberts.

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A Wellsian sequel to Gulliver's Travels and a unique piece of SF literature all of its own.  Read more...

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"Swiftly is a solid, effective work." -- Anthony Brown STARBURST "Another intruiging novel from one of the UK's most important working writers of SF, and one of his best." -- Guy Hayley DEATHRAY Read more...

 
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