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User Review  - krau0098 - LibraryThing

This is the first book in the Burton and Swinbrune series by Hodder. There are two more books released in this series after this one: The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man and Expedition to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - charlottebabb - LibraryThing

I liked the story, and the many layers of steampunk. I am not all that familiar with the historical Burton and Swinburne, so it's possible I don't appreciate the changes as much as I might, but the ... Read full review

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User Review  - alwright1 - LibraryThing

Justin recommended this to me, and I might not have picked it up on my own, but I enjoyed it. I haven't read a lot of steam punk, but it was kind of interesting for it to explain in the story how the world ended up being all steam-punky, and it had constant entertaining action. Read full review

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User Review  - Denise701 - LibraryThing

I just finished reading the book this afternoon, and I think I'm interested in the character of Sir Richard Burton enough that I might check out the second book. A couple of days when I was half-way ... Read full review

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User Review  - souloftherose - LibraryThing

A steampunk extravaganza set in an alternate Victorian England where Queen Victoria was actually killed in the 1840 assassination attempt and Prince Albert now rules as regent. Much like Scott ... Read full review

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User Review  - joenba7 - LibraryThing

Wanting to try something new, a colleague of mine recommended this book, defining it as steampunk. First time reading that type of book, and I have to say, I was a bit disappointed. The amount of ... Read full review

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User Review  - bluewoad - LibraryThing

From raygunreviews.wordpress.com Itís London, 1861. Sir Richard Burton, the explorer, is about to debate his former partner, John Speke, over the location of the Nileís source, but word quickly comes ... Read full review

Review: The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne #1)

User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

This was a weird one for me. Not just because it was a weird book, but also because it's a really mixed review. And because it's really hard to write about without spoiling. But I'm going to try, so ... Read full review

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User Review  - justifiedsinner - LibraryThing

Not bad for a first novel. Derivative. The characters and the milieu are rather cartoonish. Surprising that it won the PKD. Read full review


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