Tag Archives: steampunk

Doomsday Averted

Abarat: Absolute Midnight, by Clive Barker – This is the third book in the children’s series about an archipelago where each island corresponds to an hour of the day. It’s been a while since I read the other two, so … Continue reading

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Lost and Found Tech

The level of technology throughout the games in the Final Fantasy series vastly differs, from sword-and-sorcery worlds in the earlier ones to more modern levels in later installments. There are a few items all of them have in common, like … Continue reading

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Stevenson in Space

Treasure Planet – I can’t say I’ve ever read Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, so I couldn’t say exactly how much this film sticks to the source material. From the summary on Wikipedia, it looks like most of the characters … Continue reading

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Twentieth Century Monkey

The Educated Ape and Other Wonders of the Worlds, by Robert Rankin – The follow-up to The Mechanical Messiah gives us more adventures of Darwin the talking monkey and consulting detective Cameron Bell in a steampunk version of Victorian London. … Continue reading

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