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This collection of unabridged, spectacular steampunk speculations includes several classics of the genre. These tales will sweep you away with their amazing automata, daring dirigibles, grinding gears, and scintillating steam as days gone by are infused with tech. In Smoke City, by Christopher Barzak, a woman comes to terms with the loss of her family to the child labor mills of the city. A doctor tries to cope with a strange plague terrorizing the citizens of London in Jeffrey Ford's Dr. Lash Remembers. In Machine Maid, by Margo Lanagan, a sexually repressed wife gets revenge on her husband through a robot maid. Friedrich Engels strives to spread class revolution as a labor organizer for factory cyborg matchstick girls in Arbeitskraft, by Nick Mamatas. In Ninety Thousand Horses, by Sean McMullen, an acclaimed mathematician, with a murky past, is forced to spy for an industrialist prior to becoming Britain's foremost rocket expert during World War II. An orphan boy builds an automaton, in an aging scientist's laboratory, that becomes more than an idle companion in Cherie Priest's Tanglefoot (A Clockwork Century Story). In Clockwork Fairies, by Cat Rambo, an English aristocrat courts a woman who would rather spend time in a laboratory than at high society balls. At Chicago's Columbian Exposition, in 1893, an Algerian bodyguard crosses paths with a disoriented naked man in Chris Roberson's Edison's Frankenstein. In A Serpent in the Gears, by Margaret Ronald, a dirigble journeys to an isolated land and discovers people and animals merged with machine parts. Radio Jones finds a way to listen in on the Naked Brains, who rule the world, while Rudy the Red fights against the oppressors in Zeppelin City by Michael Swanwick and Eileen Gunn.

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About the Author
Author Christopher Barzak

Christopher Barzak’s stories have appeared in a many venues, including The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, and his first novel, One for Sorrow, was published in 2007. He grew up in rural Ohio and has since lived in both rural and urban settings, including Tokyo, Japan where he taught English in rural junior high and elementary schools. Currently he lives in Youngstown, Ohio, where he teaches writing at Youngstown State University.