Publish date: 2012-02-01
Publisher: William Heinemann
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
Following the resounding success of my Locus Quest, I faced a dilemma: which reading list to follow it up with? Variety is the spice of life, so I’ve decided to diversify and pursue six different lists simultaneously. This book falls into my GIFTS AND GUILTY list.Regardless of how many books are alr...
As another reviewer already said this "ticks all the boxes" but is ultimately disappointing. After Nick Harkaway's brilliant debut novel "The Goneaway World" that was edgy, creepy and seriously mind-blowing scienc-fiction I was expecting more. After reading Neil Gaiman and China Mieville's takes on ...
Really fun read. The beginning is kind of slow because there are a lot of characters to introduce, but it all pays off in the end. I'd recommend it to anyone who likes silly mysteries and Neil Gaiman fans.
Joe Spork - alternately known throughout the novel as Joshua Joe Spork, Spork the Clock, and Crazy Joe Spork - is an horologist. A hapless horologist, to be all alliterative about it. He makes and fixes clocks. Not many would take him to be the son of a London's most infamous gangster.Edie Banister ...
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