All in all a wonderful read and some great background on the steampunk literary genre.
Utterly ridiculous, but goofy and fun, and with several unexpectedly funny in-jokes for people who read too much Victorian lit.
Most of the stories in this book were pretty disappointing; both plot and the author's writing style was lacking.
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 2 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 4 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 7 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 10 months ago by Camryn
Maybe I should have waited until this book came out on Kindle. Stories were ok, just not a keeper IMHO.Published 11 months ago by Your Name Here
Read this for a class and found it a mixed bag-- some stories were more interesting than others. But it's a decent introduction to the steampunk genre.Published 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
This anthology answers the question "What is Steampunk?" with a nice variety of essays and fiction on the topic. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Mary Lou Sullivan
This is my first major book filled with "steampunk" stories. This is an excellent book for someone new to the genre and I highly recommend it.Published 21 months ago by N. McKinney