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The Rise of Ransom City - Felix Gilman
The Rise of Ransom City
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780765329417 (0765329417)
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: The Half-Made World (#2)
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Story Driven
Story Driven rated it
3.0 The Rise of Ransom City
I didn't love this book as much as the first one, Half-Made World, but I liked seeing things from the perspective of a very different character. Harry Ransom is a hapless hero for whom nothing really works out as he plans, except that he has invented this incredible apparatus over which everyone wan...
D3's Booklog
D3's Booklog rated it
Felix Gilman is good. He’s definitely a writer on my watch-list (not in a sociopathic way of course), and there’s something about his writing that I find both enjoyable and satisfying. I generally lump him in with those writers I consider “prose stylists” though he’s not showy in any way, rather he ...
wealhtheow rated it
In a world rather unlike this one, human settlers to a new continent found that as they went West, natural laws began to twist and transform. Two sides sprang up: the Agents of the Gun, who are larger than life, and unpredictable, and the Linesmen, who began creating train Engines to serve them and...
Reading Adler's List
Reading Adler's List rated it
Not quite the sequel I was hoping for to the exceptional The Half-Made World. Gilman comes at the story sideways, following a minor character from the first book and focusing on the politics of the Line and the Gun swirling around him. It took awhile, but I was able to get into it after the first 1...
The Layaway Dragon
The Layaway Dragon rated it
0.0 The Rise of Ransom City
I won a copy through a giveaway on Layers of Thought.
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