All in all a wonderful read and some great background on the steampunk literary genre.
Where this book shines is in the parts I usually like the least: the well-done preface, introduction, and comprehensive appendical material.
Utterly ridiculous, but goofy and fun, and with several unexpectedly funny in-jokes for people who read too much Victorian lit.
A very good synopsis of the history of steampunk. It explains steampunk's origins, and I guess that you could call it an anthology because it has several short stories and excerpts... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Chelsea Davis
get literature for steam-puck....reader... The VanderMeer are experts on lit of the genre...these are short stories and delightful I recommend in you are in to steam-puck lit you... Read morePublished 8 months ago by pattycake
I think a good part of the problem an editor faces when trying to compile an introduction to (insert genre) collection is defining the boundaries of that genre, and that can be a... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Stephen Mann
Most of the stories in this book were pretty disappointing; both plot and the author's writing style was lacking. Read morePublished 13 months ago by canobiecrazy
This is not only a fantastic introduction to the Steampunk genre, but it's a great smattering of reads for those who are already fans. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Camryn