Infernal Devices by K. W. Jeter

“This is the real thing – a mad inventor, curious coins, murky London alleys
and windblown Scottish Isles … a wild and extravagant plot that
turns up new mysteries with each succeeding page.”
James P. Blaylock

Infernal Devices by James P. BlaylockWhen George’s father died he left George his watchmaker’s shop – and more.

But George has little talent for watches and other infernal devices. When someone tries to steal an old device from the premises, George finds himself embroiled in a mystery of time travel, music and sexual intrigue.

The classic steampunk tale from the master of the genre.

File Under: Steampunk [ Intriguing Tech | It’s About Time | Musical Interlude | Classic Steampunk ]

With a delightful new introduction by the author and a scholarly afterword by Jeff VanderMeer.

Cover Art: John Coulthart
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Book Info:

UK Print
Date: 7th April 2011
ISBN: 9780857660961
Format: Medium (B-Format) Paperback
R.R.P.: £8.99

North American Print
Date: 7th April 2011
ISBN: 9780857660978
Format: Large (Trade) Paperback OR Small (Mass-Market) Paperback
R.R.P.: US$14.99 CAN$16.99 OR US$7.99 / CAN$9.99

Date: 7th April 2011
ISBN: 9780857660985
Format: Epub & Mobi
R.R.P.: £5.49 / US$6.99

Other Angry Robot Books by K. W. Jeter:

Morlock Night (April 2011)

Buying Info:

UK Print & Ebook | Book Depository | Waterstones | WHSmith

North American Print & Ebook | | |

Global DRM-Free Epub Ebook
Robot Trading Company

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Praise and Reviews:

“What we see in Infernal Devices is not just the presager of what steampunk is, but what it could have been, a marvellously self-aware and inventive attack on the obsessions and degradations of the present.”
Strange Horizons

“I’ll save you the trouble of reading this entire review by simply saying that K. W Jeter’s Infernal Devices is one of the best executed novels I’ve read in a long time, and I easily expect it to be one of my top reads for the year. I guarantee you will enjoy it.”
The Little Red Reviewer

“K.W. Jeter has created quite a marvelous world in Infernal Devices. Sometimes rather weird and alien but always consistent.”
The Traveler’s Steampunk Blog

“Suddenly I can see exactly what the whole fascination with Steampunk is all about. Jeter sets the Victorian scene here so skilfully, it’s absolutely perfect. I could easily have been reading a novel written in 1840. He’s impressively deft and accurate in his language of the time, making the novel completely believable, and yet he still writes in a style that is effortlessly readable. His Victorian London is dark, menacing, and compelling.”
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