Saturday, October 24, 2009

The Warlord of the Air by Michael Moorcock excerpt

Introduction: The 19th-Century Roots of Steampunk
by Jess Nevins

For someone like me, a newbie to the steampunk genre, this was a helpful intro. I also learned about Edisonade which are the stories that are American based versus classic Victorian Steampunk set primarily in England.

The first story I encountered was an excerpt.

Benediction: Excerpt from The Warlord of the Air
by Michael Moorcock

Ack! this was such a teaser. As stated in the title, it is an excerpt. The excerpt described a battle in the sky amongst airships. I'm going to have to hunt down this full-length novel to see what happens next.

Both of the stories above are
part of Steampunk (anthology)
edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer

*image source of airships

*total pages read: 16
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