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FELIX GILMAN has been nominated for the John W. Campbell award and the Locus Award for best new writer. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Thunderer, Gears of the City, and The Half-Made World, which was listed by Amazon as one of the ten best SF/F novels of 2010. He lives with his wife in New York City.
The first part is great. The author pulls you in and has you rooting for the two main characters. And then... There are Martians. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Erin
A well written and unusual but somewhat uneven fantasy novel from this talented writer. Gilman bases his plot on Victorian spiritualism and attempts to use magic to penetrate... Read morePublished 2 months ago by R. Albin
I've loved Gilman's earlier pieces, and have to admit I was all set to be a little disappointed that he ventured away from the world of the Line and the Gun, but my doubts seemed... Read morePublished 6 months ago by W. Ray
I loved the adventures of John Carter on Barsoom and this novel is in the same Arthur Conan Doyle tradition. It's a thoroughly enjoyable read.Published 8 months ago by Stephen C. Schwichow
Review of The Revolutions by Felix Gilman
This book comes across in colors of dusky red, black, tawny, and gray, much as the planet Mars is portrayed therein. Read more
If Dion Fortune and H.G. Wells got together and had a fling while H.P. Lovecraft was hanging around in the next room, this book would be the result.Published 11 months ago by E. Stockwell
This book really had a lot going for it, the setting was really engrossing, the main character was adorable, if a bit flat, and it throws fun ideas out at you left and right. Read morePublished 11 months ago by gtfernandezm
The best part is the unexpected end and coda.
Where does Arthur wind up?
Maybe Gilman will write another and let us know.
This was a good fantasy retro back to an earlier England full of magic and sorcerers. It kept me interested through to the end. I just wish it had a better ending. Read morePublished 12 months ago by K. Hulse