Steampunk

Railsea by China Miéville

China Miéville’s Railsea could be described as a retelling of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick—if the ships were trains and the whale was a giant mole, that is—but to do so would be trying to fit Railsea into a descriptive box in …

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The Rise of Ransom City by Felix Gilman

The Rise of Ransom City is a sequel of sorts, following Felix Gilman’s The Half-Made World—a wonderful, genre-bending novel released some two years ago. That book concluded with a satisfying ending, but the story definitely didn’t end there. In The Rise of Ransom City, …

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Goliath (Leviathan #3) by Scott Westerfeld

Goliath is the concluding volume in Scott Westerfeld’s Leviathan trilogy, a young adult series that follows an alternate World War I with steampunk elements. In Goliath, Alek and Deryn have left the Ottoman Empire aboard the Leviathan in order to …

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