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User Review  - gypsycab79 - LibraryThing

This book was an amazingly fun alt history adventure. It was my book club's pick this month and nothing I ever would have picked out for myself. This why I love my book club - they've helped me find ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kelsomar - LibraryThing

Victorian explorers were never on my radar until now. Mark Hodder's The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack is one of the best books I've read in some time and also one of the most enjoyable. 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  - fireweaver - LibraryThing

a book this jam-packed with POW! BOOM! ZOWIE! ideas shouldn't be, essentially, a big snooze. Sir Richard Francis Burton (we're reminded of his 100% complete name at least once per chapter) stands in ... Read full review

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User Review  - fireweaver - LibraryThing

a book this jam-packed with POW! BOOM! ZOWIE! ideas shouldn't be, essentially, a big snooze. Sir Richard Francis Burton (we're reminded of his 100% complete name at least once per chapter) stands in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shirezu - LibraryThing

One of the better steampunk books I've read this book is of an alternate history where steampunk and Eugenics rule the British world. Spring Heeled Jack is terrorising London and only an ex-explorer ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChanceMaree - LibraryThing

I enjoyed reading this time travel/ alternative history novel, and probably would have relished it to a greater extent were I more familiar with English historical events and figures. Even so, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - marysneedle - LibraryThing

This was an interesting book. The first one that I'm aware of that I've read that is considered steampunk. Most of the Characters were very well written and the story flowed smoothly. However it was a ... Read full review

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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  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

“With blood and with iron, shall a nation be moulded.” And what blood and what iron! Hodder doesn’t exactly give us a steampunk world. There are too many biological grotesqueries like swans big enough ... Read full review


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