The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man

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Snowbooks Limited, Mar 1, 2011 - Alternative histories (Fiction)
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A clockwork man is abandoned in Trafalgar Square. A ghost displays a craving for diamonds. A lost aristocrat returns ten years after being lost at sea and instigates riots in London. The Rakes are indulging in seances. The Technologists are growing giant insects and transforming them into steam-driven vehicles. The British Empire's capital is in chaos, and in the midst of it all, Sir Richard Francis Burton and his wayward assistant, Algernon Swinburne, are beginning to suspect that someone, somewhere, is up to no good!

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Review: The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man (Burton & Swinburne #2)

User Review  - Jacques - Goodreads

A terrifically witty and free-flowing story that was a pleasure to read.I just love the antics of Burton and Swinburne. Even the villains are lovable. Mark Hodder has opened my eyes to the spectacle which is the Steampunk genre. Read full review

Review: The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man (Burton & Swinburne #2)

User Review  - Goodreads

A terrifically witty and free-flowing story that was a pleasure to read.I just love the antics of Burton and Swinburne. Even the villains are lovable. Mark Hodder has opened my eyes to the spectacle which is the Steampunk genre. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Mark Hodder is the author of A Red Sun Also Rises and the Burton & Swinburne novels The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack, The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man, and Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon. A former BBC writer, editor, journalist, and web producer, Mark left London, England, for Valencia, Spain, to de-stress and write novels. He has a degree in cultural studies and loves British history, good food, cutting-edge gadgets, Tom Waits, and a vast assortment of oddities. He's the creator and caretaker of the Blakiana website celebrating Sexton Blake, the most written-about fictional detective in English publishing history. Visit him at markhodder.blogspot.com, www.facebook.com/ burtonandswinburne, and on Twitter @TheDissuader.

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