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The Baby Killers

The Baby Killers Within our tale gentle reader you will see writ before you a palimpsest of low living and high misdemeanor and the curious redresses that are visited as a result thereof In The Baby Killers Jay La

  • Title: The Baby Killers
  • Author: Jay Lake
  • ISBN: 9781848630932
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Within our tale, gentle reader, you will see writ before you a palimpsest of low living and high misdemeanor, and the curious redresses that are visited as a result thereof In The Baby Killers, Jay Lake restages mankind s Fall from Grace as an alternate history steampunk fable Written in a style of rambunctious Victoriana that never was, this novella is set in Phil Within our tale, gentle reader, you will see writ before you a palimpsest of low living and high misdemeanor, and the curious redresses that are visited as a result thereof In The Baby Killers, Jay Lake restages mankind s Fall from Grace as an alternate history steampunk fable Written in a style of rambunctious Victoriana that never was, this novella is set in Philadelphia in 1907, when that city serves as the seat of the British Dominion of the Americas, and as a Pandora s Box of sin and vice The Governor General has a taste for violating innocents, while the good Dr Scholes uses them to fashion his mechanized agents of Justice The Gollinoster, a feminine incarnation of angry retribution, wanders beneath the city streets and an undying creature of ancient destruction is rushing to meet her Villains and heroes categories that overlap significantly battle in a story of debauchery, degradation, radical experimentation, mad metaphysics and a farting Frenchman.Both popular culture and actual history are mined here to create a tale in which the use of idealized technology meets our darkest desires and the result is positively electric.

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    About Author

    1. Jay Lake says:
      Jay Lake lived in Portland, Oregon, where he worked on multiple writing and editing projects His 2007 book Mainspring received a starred review in Booklist His short fiction appeared regularly in literary and genre markets worldwide Jay won the John W Campbell Award for Best New Writer, Endeavour Award, and was a multiple nominee for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.

    Comment 979 on “The Baby Killers

    1. Richard Derus says:
      Rating 4 of fiveThe Publisher Says Within our tale, gentle reader, you will see writ before you a palimpsest of low living and high misdemeanor, and the curious redresses that are visited as a result thereof In The Baby Killers, Jay Lake restages mankind s Fall from Grace as an alternate history steampunk fable Written in a style of rambunctious Victoriana that never was, this novella is set in Philadelphia in 1907, when that city serves as the seat of the British Dominion of the Americas, and [...]


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