Infernal Devices

Infernal Devices

eBook - 2017
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The classic Steampunk novel from the creator of the term itself – thirty years ago this month. When George Dower's father died, he left George his watchmaker's shop – and more. But George has little talent for watches and other infernal devices. When someone tries to steal an old device from the premises, George finds himself embroiled in a mystery of time travel, music and sexual intrigue. File Under : Steampunk From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Watkins Media, 2017.
ISBN: 9780857666864
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Additional Contributors: Overdrive Inc

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mammothhawk229e
Jul 21, 2017

A classic on person who created steampunk.

vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

HE INHERITED A WATCHMAKER'S STORE - AND A WHOLE HEAP OF TROUBLE. But idle sometime-musician George has little talent for clockwork. And when a shadowy figure tries to steal an old device from the premises, George finds himself embroiled in a mystery of time travel, music and sexual intrigue. A genuine lost classic, a steampunk original whose time has come.

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rene1951
Nov 02, 2013

Wish I could read it!!! I cannot read binary directly. Obviously there is a printed version because of the preview.

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SmokeyRhodes
Apr 28, 2013

This is the first "Steampunk" novel I have read and though the story itself was fun and moved along at a good pace with interesting characters I found the horrid editing hard to look past. Mis-punctuated sentences, grammatical and spelling errors abound!! Being from an arbiter of the genre and the author who penned its nomicre I found this insulting and editorially lax.

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SFanGirl
Jun 30, 2012

Jeter penned the term "steampunk." Victorian adventure story with hapless protagonist and exotic characters. Great atmosphere, if a bit hectic in the action. Must read if you're interested in the roots of the genre.

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