Friday, August 26, 2011

The Sky: The World by Jessica McHugh

The Sky: The World
by Jessica McHugh

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Book Excerpt

Published: 2010
Publisher: Reliquary Press
Genre: Steampunk
Paperback: 160 pages
Rating: 5

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Who is Doctor Azaz?

It is the 19th Century, and Azazian England is at it's pinnacle. Aeroplanes rule the sky, and crystalline technology has transformed life itself. But for stunt pilot Jack Racine, life is little more than an endless tailspin into liquor, laudanum, and loose women.

But all that is about to change.

For Jack Racine is about to have an audience with the architect of the age, the mysterious Doctor Azaz...

Quote to note:
Darling, your triangle has become a square, Harlow said and marched back into the bedroom to gather her things.
- page 113, chapter 6


My two-bits:
In-a-word(s): scoundrel
LOVED this coming-of-hero story set in a steampunk world.

Touches of Egypt and its lore add to the adventure and mystery which makes this a colorful story.


* read guest post by Jessica which includes character from this book here and here

* review copy courtesy of author

* part of SteamBoyz event

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