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Posted August 7, 2010
Wile most "Steampunk" literature is quite mundane and lacking, this anthology peices together some very unique talent. While most of the authors are not big names, their creations are. From the romantic to the ridiculous, this book contains something for everybody, with (in most cases) the characters surprisingly rich and full. My personal favorite was a short-short, Ultimate Weapon, from first-time author Jeff Harris. I would really like more adventures of the rogue-airship thief James. Flight of the dragon also deserves a mention, a story that combines fantasy and brilliant Jules Vernian tecnology by author Rachel Pixie who is also fairly new to the writing game.
With this new generation of authors, there is new hope for the scifi fantasy genre.
So pull up your fvorite armchair, brace yourself with a stout cup of tea, light your pipe and read it by the fireplace, or while travelling on your favorite steam-powered airship. Fun book, an easy read.
Posted August 2, 2010
Greetings! I am the Editor of the Steampunk anthology, Dreams of Steam. After over a year's worth of work, sweat and countless hours of reading and editing, I am proud to say that this anthology was worth it! In this anthology you will find 17 different views of Steampunk but all well written stories. Everyone who likes a good story will have NO trouble in finding one within this anthology. Enjoy the book and CHEERS!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.