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I really enjoyed this novel by the late Jay Lake. The clockwork world is fantastic and rich, and a very clever steampunk idea.Published 2 days ago by Aurora
Started great but grew uninteresting toward the end (at least for me).Published 7 months ago by occorled
The story is interesting. It revolves around Hethor, apprentice to a New Haven CT clockmaker in an alternate Earth steampunk society. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mak
I read this book after finding the excellent 'The age of Aquarius' by A W Findlay and searching for similar themes. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Sorina C
I read this book because I love clocks & watches. I have collected a number of pocket watches just because I like to watch the gears and wheel spin. So yes, I did enjoy this book! Read morePublished 18 months ago by Bookaholic
SPOILERS KIND OF -
Not what I was looking for - I enjoy the clockwork elements of the story, but this does what many writers do that I hate - they have a main character... Read more
Ok folks... Jay Lake is an atheist with a Christian background. That should tell you all you need to know. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Mrs Danvers
The imagery that Jay Lake conjures up is, at times, breath taking!!! I found myself re-reading certain passages outpouring to my family or just to myself. Read morePublished on February 20, 2013 by mommyvaca
I enjoyed reading Mainspring but it had some flaws that detracted from my enjoyment.
Mainspring takes place in an alternate universe with a Clockwork Creator. Read more