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STEAMPUNK! AN ANTHOLOGY OF FANTASTICALLY RICH AND STRANGE STORIES

Link, Kelly, and Gavin J. Grant., editors

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ISBN 10: 0763648434 / ISBN 13: 9780763648435
Published by Candlewick Press., NY:, 2011
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HC in pictorial boards. 1st Printing. Signed by Link and Grant. A fine copy w/o dust jacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 25969

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Title: STEAMPUNK! AN ANTHOLOGY OF FANTASTICALLY ...

Publisher: Candlewick Press., NY:

Publication Date: 2011

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st edition

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In the first major YA steampunk anthology, fourteen top storytellers push the genre's mix of sci-fi, fantasy, history, and adventure in fascinating new directions.

Imagine an alternate universe where romance and technology reign. Where tinkerers and dreamers craft and re-craft a world of automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never were. Where scientists and schoolgirls, fair folk and Romans, intergalactic bandits, utopian revolutionaries, and intrepid orphans solve crimes, escape from monstrous predicaments, consult oracles, and hover over volcanoes in steam-powered airships. Here, fourteen masters of speculative fiction, including two graphic storytellers, embrace the genre's established themes and refashion them in surprising ways and settings as diverse as Appalachia, ancient Rome, future Australia, and alternate California. Visionaries Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant have invited all-new explorations and expansions, taking a genre already rich, strange, and inventive in the extreme and challenging contributors to remake it from the ground up. The result is an anthology that defies its genre even as it defines it.

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Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant are firm believers in the do-it-yourself ethos that powers the steampunk movement. They started a zine, founded an independent publishing house, own two letterpresses, and edited the fantasy half of THE YEAR'S BEST FANTASY & HORROR for five years. They live in western Massachusetts.

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