first time I've read Hodder. Good book, like the mix of old history with fantasy. It's a little cheezy with the name dropping, but doesn't detract from the overall story.Published 1 month ago by Lori L
A mad science take at Victorian England (sans Victoria), The Strange Affair of Spring-Heeled Jack leaves no back alley unexplored, no historical character untouched and no carriage... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steam-powered Kindle
I have a few more pages to read, but it was extremely good. I will be reading the rest of Burton & Swinburne!Published 2 months ago by Kasdel
I greatly enjoyed this book, finding it exciting and thoroughly thought provoking.
The book was well written. I look forward to the next Burton and Swinburne novel!
This is my first steampunk book. I LOVED IT! The mixture of historical, technology, mystery and a little bit of philosophizing was fantastic! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Maggie
I was intrigued by the cover of this book when I first saw it at a local bookseller. After perusing it a bit, I decided to give it a go. I was not disappointed. Read morePublished 7 months ago by MacMan52
Victorian England was the center of technological progress during the last half of the nineteenth century. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Michael S. Kraus
I liked some of the characters, particularly Burton. I very much liked how the author took characters, events and technology from the Victorian era and twisted them into the plot. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Karl J. Riedl
The setting is very grim and the atmosphere is, well... dirty. Hodder spends an enormous amount of time describing how dirty everything is. Read morePublished 12 months ago by David Burnett