James Blaylock – Lord Kelvin’s Machine

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Author:  James Blaylock
Reviewed by: Mallory
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: Historical Fiction/Steampunk
ISBN 13: 9780857689849
 

Summary:

Determined to avert the doom of his beloved wife, scientist and detective Langdon St. Ives sees his only hope for doing so in Lord Kelvin’s time machine, but the diabolical Dr. Ignacio Narbondo has other plans for the invention. Reprint. AB. 

Review:

I found this entry in James Blaylock’s Langdon St. Eves series, set in Victorian London and throughout England, and seriously Steampunk, to be much more gritty than either “Homunculus” or … Continue reading

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James P.Blaylock – Homunculus

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Author: James P.Blaylock
Reviewed by: Mallory
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: Historical Fiction/Steampunk
ISBN 13: 9780857689825
 

Summary:

In 1870s London, a city of contradictions and improbabilities, a dead man pilots an airship and living men are willing to risk all to steal a carp. Here, a night of bangers and ale at the local pub can result in an eternity at the Blood Pudding with the rest of the reanimated dead 

Review:

The year is 1870 and the locale is London, England, suffused with … Continue reading

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James P. Blaylock – The Aylesford Skull (A Tale of Langston St. Ives)

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Author: James P. Blaylock
Reviewed by: Mallory
Publisher: Titan Books
Genre: Historical/ Steampunk
ISBN 13: 97808576818
 

Summary: It is the summer of 1883 and Professor Langdon St. Ives – brilliant but eccentric scientist and explorer – is at home in Aylesford with his family. However, a few miles to the north a steam launch has been taken by pirates above Egypt Bay; the crew murdered and pitched overboard. In Aylesford itself a grave is opened and possibly robbed of the skull. The suspected grave robber, … Continue reading

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