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Whitechapel Gods - S.M. Peters
Whitechapel Gods
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A thrilling new Steampunk fantasy from a talented debut author TWO GODS-ONE CHANCE FOR MANKIND In Victorian London, the Whitechapel section is a mechanized, steam-driven hell, cut off and ruled by two mysterious, mechanical gods-Mama Engine and Grandfather Clock. Some years have passed since the... show more
A thrilling new Steampunk fantasy from a talented debut author TWO GODS-ONE CHANCE FOR MANKIND In Victorian London, the Whitechapel section is a mechanized, steam-driven hell, cut off and ruled by two mysterious, mechanical gods-Mama Engine and Grandfather Clock. Some years have passed since the Great Uprising, when humans rose up to fight against the machines, but a few brave veterans of the Uprising have formed their own Resistance-and are gathering for another attack. For now they have a secret weapon that may finally free them-or kill them all...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451461933 (0451461932)
ASIN: 0451461932
Publisher: Roc
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
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portable pieces of thoughts rated it
3.0 Whitechapel Gods
Synopsis:Victorian London. The Whitechapel section has been turned into a mechanized, steam-driven horrific hell, cut off and ruled by two mysterious, mechanical god-like entities- Mama Engine and Grandfather Clock. They have a virtually undestructible army of minions at their disposal, composed of ...
Wag The Fox
Wag The Fox rated it
2.0 Whitechapel Gods
A blend of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror that I had hoped I would really enjoy--I admit to the cover seducing me. After reading the novel, however, I'm left with a feeling of tepidity. While the book has a very intriguing premise, a fast pace, and a couple of quite enjoyable characters--Tommy and his ...
Mercenary Reading
Mercenary Reading rated it
2.0
What frustrated me is I wanted to like it so much--an awesome concept, great steampunk setting, and I liked quite a few of the worldbuilding bits. But I just couldn't connect or care about any of the characters. I was mildly interested in them, but I just couldn't empathize (and I wanted to--I reall...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it
Quick review: A nice, little, self-contained novel. I haven't read much in the urban fantasy/steampunk genres but Peters' Whitechapel reminds me of Mieville's New Crobuzon in its atmosphere and in its half-human/half-machine inhabitants. Peters' work isn't as mind-twisting as Mieville's but it's rea...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
3.0
Whitechapel has been cut off from the rest of London and is ruled by two mechanical alien gods, for the lack of a better description, Grandfather Clock and Mama Engine. John Scared schemes to usurp Grandfather Clock's power while Oliver Sumner and other revolutionaries look to overthrow both gods. ...
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