The Rise of the Iron Moon

The Rise of the Iron Moon

by Stephen Hunt

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ISBN-13: 9780007301881
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/05/2009
Series: Jackelian Series
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 455
File size: 474 KB

About the Author

Stephen Hunt is the author of several fantasy titles set in the Victorian-style world of the Kingdom of Jackals and is also the founder of www.SFcrowsnest.com, one of the oldest and most popular fan-run science fiction and fantasy websites, with nearly three quarters of a million readers each month. Born in Canada, the author presently lives in London, as well as spending part of the year with his family in Spain

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The Rise of the Iron Moon 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
Astronomer Aliquot Coppertracks the Steam-man observes strange happenings in space. First there is signs of life on a dead Mars at the same time a comet not due to return in centuries arrives as if its orbit was dramatically diminished, and finally the stars are no longer aligned with one another as they have been seemingly forever. At the same Martian human representative Kyorin arrives on planet and meets Molly Templar. He explains his mission as his people struggle with the bloke of evil rulers. She turns to U-boat captain Commodore Black, and outlaw Oliver Brooks for help. However, the Army of Shadows has followed Kyorin and those their enemy has talked to with one mission: kill them. When the Martians arrive in full superior science and technology invasion mode, the enemy nations Jackals and Quatershift must unite to prevent the end of all living things at home by mounting an assault on Mars. Over the top of Olympus Mons, the latest steampunk post-apocalyptic thriller (see The Court of the Air and The Kingdom Beyond the Waves) is an exhilarating tale that lampoons the modern day anti-Dickensian deniers by satirizing the Victorian era. Fast-paced, the enemy nations of Jackals and Quatershift (England and France) must unite against a brutal mutual threat by the Army of Shadows (Germany) or face a blitzkrieg total annihilation in this entertaining environmental cautionary tale. Harriet Klausner
gsmattingly on LibraryThing 8 months ago
Very enjoyable and interesting book. Many interesting characters and plot threads.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He dipped his head gratefully, smiling. He padded of toward the others.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"A ct with good intent. Loyal. Ambitious. Overall just somecat worthy of it"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
But with Ms Harriet Klausner reviewing I don't really need to read the book now do I? Definition of a spoiler. Would you please stop?
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