Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion

Wizard's Tower Press
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Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion brings together tales from the
light and dark sides of steampunk. Living ghosts, walking ferns and
ingenious androids populate visions of the city of Bristol at once
familiar and peculiar. Above them soar magnificent men, and women, in
their flying machines. Whether they are seeking release, revenge or
adventure, the characters in these stories will draw you down the
side-streets of Bristol to the brass and steam-filled worlds you never
dreamed were there.

Take a walk around Bristol, and history seeps from the walls. The
city can claim more than its fair share of firsts, including the first
iron-hulled steamship, the first female doctor, the first chocolate bar
and the first use of nitrous oxide as an anaesthetic, the invention of
the Plimsoll line, the first undersea telegraph cable, the world’s first
test tube baby and the first transplant organ grown from stem cells,
and a large share of the world’s first supersonic airliner. Now, from
this fertile ground comes an anthology charting other realities and
alternate histories, in a collection as rich and varied as the true
history of this great British city.


— Gareth L. Powell

 

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Publisher
Wizard's Tower Press
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Published on
Feb 20, 2014
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Pages
215
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ISBN
9781908039279
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM free.
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Eligible for Family Library

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