Clockwork Fairy Tales: A Collection of Steampunk Fables by Pip Ballantine, Steven Harper, Paul Di Filippo, Nancy A. Collins, K.W. Jeter, Stephen L. Antczak, Kat Richardson, Jay Lake, James C. Bassett, Gregory Nicoll, G.K. Hayes, Philippa Ballantine

326 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction fantasy short stories adventurous medium-paced


Combining the timeless fairy tales that we all read as children with the out-of-time technological wizardry that is steampunk, this collection of stories blends the old and the new in ways sure to engage every fantasy reader.… Inspired by Hans Ch...

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challenging 50%
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emotional 50%
inspiring 50%
mysterious 50%
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