Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon

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Pyr, 2012 - Fiction - 399 pages
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It is 1863, but not the one it should be. Time has veered wildly off course, and now the first moves are being made that will lead to a devastating world war and the fall of the British Empire. Caught in a tangled web of cause, effect, and inevitability, little does Burton realize that the stakes are far higher than even he suspects. A final confrontation comes in the mist-shrouded Mountains of the Moon, in war- torn Africa of 1914, and in Green Park, London, where, in the year 1840, Burton must face the man responsible for altering time: Spring Heeled Jack!

Burton and Swinburne's third adventure is filled with eccentric steam-driven technology, grotesque characters, and bizarre events, completing the three-volume story arc begun in The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack and The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man.

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Review: Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon (Burton & Swinburne #3)

User Review  - Tim Hicks - Goodreads

Well, there's no shortage of ideas here, although many are carried over from the previous volume. Warning: this sucker makes Hamlet look cheerful and has a much higher body count. The plot is a more ... Read full review

Review: Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon (Burton & Swinburne #3)

User Review  - Rae - Goodreads

On the whole, this book was a huge disappointment. The first instalment was incredible, a 5 star read that I would encourage anybody to try. The second got a bit sillier but was still enjoyable, light ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Mark Hodder is the author of The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack--winner of the Philip K. Dick Award 2010--and its sequel, The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man. He's the creator and caretaker of the Blakiana website (http://www.sextonblake.co.uk), which he designed to celebrate, record, and revive Sexton Blake, the most written-about fictional detective in English publishing history. A former BBC writer, editor, journalist, and Web producer, Mark has worked in all the new and traditional medias and was based in London for most of his working life until 2008, when he relocated to Valencia in Spain to de-stress and write novels. He has a degree in cultural studies and loves British history (1850 to 1950, in particular), good food, cutting-edge gadgets, cult TV (ITC forever!), Tom Waits, and a vast assortment of oddities.

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