Category Archives: Steam Punk

Fictional Discoveries and a Memoir or Two

Looking back through this year’s reading list I find that I’ve discovered (and rediscovered) several authors that I’d love to read again. I’ve added their other books to my wishlist. Starting at the beginning of the year the discoveries have … Continue reading

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Steam Punk from Richard Harland. Anticipation and Reflection.

A book near the top of my MUST READ list for this year is Richard Harland’s Song of the Slums, to be released in May by Allen and Unwin. Before I write anything else I have to confess an apparent … Continue reading

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