Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Shanghai Steam edited by Calvin D. Jim, Renee Bennett and Ace Jordyn

Shanghai Steam
Wuxia Anthology
Edited by: Calvin D. Jim, Renee Bennett, and Ace Jordyn
Works by: Tim Ford, Amanda Clark, Laurel Anne Hill, K.H. Vaughan, Crystal Koo, Brent Nichols, Julia A. Rosenthal, William H. Keith, Shen Braun, Jennifer Rahn, Emily Mah, Frances Pauli, Camille Alexa, Tim Reynolds, Ray Dean, Frank Larnard, Derwin Mak, Nick Tramdack, and Minsoo Kang.

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Published: 2012
Publisher: Absolute XPress
Genre: Short Stories, Steampunk
Paperback: 168 pages
Rating: 5

Amazon description:
From ancient China to a future Mars, from the British Empire to the Old West, 19 authors show you worlds with alcohol fuelled dragons, philosophical automatons, and Qi-powered machines both wondrous and strange in tales of vengeance, paper lantern revolutions and flying monks. Shanghai Steam is a unique mashup of steampunk and the Chinese literary genre known as Wuxia (loosely translated as martial hero).

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My two-bits:
In-a-word(s): steam-qi
The variety and perspectives of China with the steam element in this set of short stories works well. I found this to be an entertaining collection of short stories that is a magical mesh of steampunk and wuxia.

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9 comments:

  1. Added to my Goodreads shelf. Looks like fun and imagination!

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  2. Just got to say that I LOVE the cover art! Oh, and the book sounds fun, too lol :D

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  3. No. 76 on my Goodreads shelf. What an interesting book, love to read it.

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  4. This looks great, thanks for the giveaway!
    I added it on Good Reads: http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/7562853?shelf=to-read
    My email is: carlscott(at)prodigy(dot)net(dot)mx

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  5. Looks fantastic :) Added to my goodreads.

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  6. Added to Goodreads. It looks fabulous thank you.

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  7. Added it to my ever growing to read list on goodreads.

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  8. added in goodreads (Avry15)

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    Thanks :D

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