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Infernal Devices
Infernal Devices
Author: K. W. Jeter
It all began when the Brown Leather Man, a mysterious being with a secret older than humankind, asked proper Victorian London gentleman George Dower to repair a weird device. How could George have know that this was but one of the many infernal devices his genius father had build, and that he himself would soon be pursued by former clients of hi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780451149343
ISBN-10: 0451149343
Publication Date: 11/3/1987
Pages: 239
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Publisher: New Amer Library (Mm)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Good book, a little odd as I've found much steampunk to be.
"A CLOCKWORK WORLD GONE MAD -
That was the way life suddenly seemed to George Dower, a proper Victorian London gentleman unhappily caught up in highly improper doings. It all began when the Brown Leather Man, a mysterious being with a secret older than humankind, asked Dower to repair a device George's genius father had created years before How could George have known that this was but one of many infernal devices his father had built, or that he himself would be pursued by other former clients of Dower, Sr.? For George had always been the unsuspecting key to his fathers incredible plans, a key thay many would now like to possess--from the automaton who wore George's own face but had the personality of Cassanova...to the mad Lord Bendray, bent on using George to destroy the entire Earth...


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