Clockwork Fagin (Free story from Steampunk!)
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Steampunk with a dark sombre dystopian edge and a flavouring of the classic Oliver Twist story to boot. Although the genre can be a little over the top and out there for some, it also fills the gaps left between the more popular genres.The story is a little dark and if tales about children being mis...
Steampunk YA novella set in an orphanage for children maimed from accidents in factories and run by a sadistic man. Then one day a new orphan shows up and things turn around.I don't want to give away what happens here, but it is violent, gory, but wholly inventive. It was weird and I'm sure I'm supp...
This story was offered as a free preview of the collection. Doctorow's story makes good use of Dickens' theme set in York/Toronto. An extremely funny and well thought out story. Engrossing. I almost forgot to get off at my stop.