Gideon Smith and the Mask of the Ripper
Publish date: 2015-10-13
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Despite relying on the tired old trope of the amnesiac hero, David Barnett manages to concoct an entirely satisfying and thoroughly entertaining third adventure for our titular hero with Gideon Smith and the Mask of the Ripper.The legend of Jack the Ripper is something Barnett has been teasing since...
Steampunk. Alternate history. Victorian fantasy. David Barnett’s Gideon Smith series can easily fit into any of those sub-genre of speculative fiction. No matter the label, however, one thing holds true for Mask of the Ripper and its predecessors: They are each rousing tales of daring-do with memora...