Oct 01, 2020
Clockwork Canada: Steampunk Fiction
Posted by Dominik Parisien Kate Heartfield Harold R. Thompson Terri Favro Kate Story Karin Lowachee Rati Mehrotra Rhea Rose

Welcome to an alternate Canada, where steam technology and the wonders and horrors of the mechanical age have reshaped the past into something both wholly familiar yet compellingly different These fifteen supercharged all new tales reimagine Canadian historical events, explore other Canadas, and gather inspiration from the northern landscape to make us wonder what if hisWelcome to an alternate Canada, where steam technology and the wonders and horrors of the mechanical age have reshaped the past into something both wholly familiar yet compellingly different These fifteen supercharged all new tales reimagine Canadian historical events, explore other Canadas, and gather inspiration from the northern landscape to make us wonder what if history had gone a different way Experience steam powered buffalo women roaming the plains visit brutal gas lit working class streets join extraordinary men and women striking out on their own or striving to build communities marvel as giant rampaging spirits are thwarted by miniscule timepieces, at a great clock that when it chimes the Seven O Clock Man appears to terrorize a small village in Quebec, or when a Maritime scientist develops a deadly new weapon that could change the course of the American civil war.

  • Title: Clockwork Canada: Steampunk Fiction
  • Author: Dominik Parisien Kate Heartfield Harold R. Thompson Terri Favro Kate Story Karin Lowachee Rati Mehrotra Rhea Rose
  • ISBN: 9781550965797
  • Page: 293
  • Format: Paperback
  • Clockwork Canada Steampunk Fiction Welcome to an alternate Canada where steam technology and the wonders and horrors of the mechanical age have reshaped the past into something both wholly familiar yet compellingly different These fif

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    Mike Perschon

    I m going to update this review as I read through each story in Clockwork Canada, a so far outstanding steampunk anthology from Exile Editions Exile publishes themed anthologies with a Canadian focus I own their zombie and apocalyptic anthos as well, and will review that later this year I was sent Clockwork Canada for review, and I m so glad it was I really enjoyed Editor Dominik Parisien s introduction it s short, sweet, and doesn t make any grandiose claims for steampunk, as many steampunk ant [...]


    Caroline C

    I m greatly enjoying this collection of short stories which have Canadian and steampunk elements Very readable, and it s wonderful to be introduced to some interesting and new to me writers.


    Chris Patrick Carolan

    A fantastic collection of steampunk stories, each wildly different from the next I always enjoy finding a steampunk story set anywhere other than London, so to discover an anthology of tales set in various Canadian locations was a true breath of fresh air There are some absolute gems in here The Seven O Clock Man by Kate Heartfield, The Harpoonist by Brent Nichols, Crew 255 by Claire Humphrey, and East Wind in Carrall Street by Holly Schofield were among my favorites Absolutely recommended for a [...]


    Brian Gaston

    I really liked the first half of these short stories The second half of the stories were social commentary with the steampunk factor seeming to be only a second thought which is not what I expected in a collection like this.


    Derek Newman-Stille

    Steampunk has often struck me as a genre that has tended toward overly rosey views of the Edwardian and Victorian Eras The steampunk tales I have read have often uncritically represented colonialism as adventure, portrayed technology divorced from the horrible conditions of the factories, ignored massive wealth disparity and troubling social conditions It is a genre that is ripe with neo futurist possibilities to invite critical engagements with ideas of historicity and presentness, but often fo [...]


    Michelle

    Anthologies are always hit and miss, but this one has way hits than misses Great collection of stories


    Edwin Downward

    Honourable mention goes to Strange Things Done, Our Chymical Seance, and Komagata Maru


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    • Ð Clockwork Canada: Steampunk Fiction ✓ Dominik Parisien Kate Heartfield Harold R. Thompson Terri Favro Kate Story Karin Lowachee Rati Mehrotra Rhea Rose
      Dominik Parisien Kate Heartfield Harold R. Thompson Terri Favro Kate Story Karin Lowachee Rati Mehrotra Rhea Rose