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Praise for Escapement:
"Lively and thought-provoking...Lake effectively anneals steampunk with geo-mechanical magic in an allegorical matrix of empire building and Victorian natural science."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Lake has configured his world-dominating empires, one British, the other Chinese, with huge and devoted attention to the last detail."--John Clute, Washington Post Book World
Attracted by the cover. Paid full price for a "beach" read and could not put it down. Green is a compelling anti-hero and although the hierarchy of the gods was confusing... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
A good start - a new world, different pantheon and some complex characters. Looking forward to book two. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Have you read this monstrosity of a book? at times it is beyond MESSED up it blows my mind that i actually managed to finish Green, let me tell you it wasn't easy, there was much... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Imagine
At first, I thought that Green was going to go down another path of storytelling.
However, I like what Jay Lake has written. Read more
I really did enjoy this book. It has much to recommend it: a fabulous setting (I love Asian-themed fantasy), an engagingly chaotic pantheon of gods, and a heroine who... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rose Strickman
I absolutely love this book and would recommend it for anyone who doesn't mind a little explicit content. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Alie
The book was fun at first and I found it interesting. It seems like objects and locations at times were way too descriptive and interesting parts not descriptive enough.Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
Very good story but it tugged at my heartstrings for such a young child to be sold and very harshly trained. There is a bigger story here that slowly develops and grows. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Beverly D Benitez
Told from the point of view of a younger girl who is sold by her father.
While I'm not prone to reading books with lead females, I did find this book interesting. Read more