Steampunk II has ratings and 67 reviews. Debbie said: I ordered this book in a fit of indulgence a couple of years ago, along with a lot of other tit. As Ann and Jeff VanderMeer discuss below, however, that DIY culture is frequently unaware of its own literary roots. Their new anthology, Steampunk, from. Ann VanderMeer (née Kennedy) is an American publisher and editor, and the second female In October , VanderMeer edited a third volume of the Steampunk series, Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution, also published by Tachyon.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. No idea what the God-Clown actually meant, but I’m not sure that the end result was the real focus. I have a shelf of books that I’ve finally completed, but I was inclined to remember to do this book because I was just thinking about it today.

Agc rated it liked it Apr 19, Falksen who combines weird with hilarious ; Tanith Lee whose hero gets to ride a steamroller to the rescue, something I’ve always wanted to do ; and I could go on, because the stories here are memorable and exciting. And oh, it also contains some truly The second volume was pretty bad. The writing that captured me the most included whimsy or a touch of The Twilight Zone. Mar 07, T. Other stories suffer from the characteristic flaw of weak steampunk – distinctive Victorian trappings, but no heart.

Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded by Ann VanderMeer

The 70 Best Albums of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. What a crazy and madly entertaining story. I read about a third of the stories all the way through and enjoyed them. Steampunk Revolution features a renegade collective of writers and abn, including steampunk ateampunk and hot, new talents rebooting the steam-driven past and powering it into the future.


I enjoyed the short stories, but moreso, the author’s take on steampunk and its ‘movement’ and longevity.

Steampunk Coloring Book 1 Nick Snels. This collection includes stories by the most prominent practitioners of steampunk, authors such as Michael Moorcock and James P. Looking for beautiful books? Just be forewarned that you may hate some while loving others.

The others would either be too weird for me to start with or else lost my interest after a few steampjnk. Sorry to comment here on a previous post. Oct 22, Steve Visel rated it really liked it. Anb our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Review quote “The dynamic VanderMeers follow ‘s Steampunk with this engaging anthology of 23 stories three original to this volume, including Jeffrey Ford’s ‘Dr. I mean, we hate the idea that there’s this divide, but we are very aware of what’s happening in what’s amorphously described as “literary mainstream”, as much as in genre.

The ideas behind the stories were imaginative enough, but the execution of most of them was dull and lifeless. Sep 02, Seth rated it liked it.

The Second Coming of Steampunk: An Interview with Ann and Jeff VanderMeer

Kiernan tells the story of a maimed young woman, who has been outfitted with steam-powered limbs in “The Steam Dancer. She is the founder of Buzzcity Press. Steampunl twenty-seven stories and articles represent a broad cross-section of Steampunk by some of the best in the genre. Return to Book Page.


I did enjoy the shorts by authors that I’ve read recently – they tied in with the varied series that I have completed or am in the midst of, adding a new side to some lesser characters. Jan 03, Joyce rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This seemed very pure steampunk: They weren’t kidding when they put a warning blurb first for the squeamish. Jeter and Tim Powers, but they didn’t really have anything in the short story form. This was interesting, because it came at a time when I was working on some other projects, too, so Ann thought of some of the stories, but I actually didn’t read a lot of the stuff until after she’d read vandermeeer and weeded some stuff out.

If I were to name a story that encapsulates the possibility of Steampunk, this would be it. As someone who frequently teaches this material, I was glad to see an anthology that represents the full range of steampunk possibilities.

This woman, Rachel, has lived for a long time and seen many things, too many things. The best of the three.

Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution by Ann VanderMeer

Book ratings by Goodreads. The characters are well done and I had no idea where it was all going. Lansdale is a sick and twisted bastard, which makes him an awesome writer.