The Resource Fiendish schemes, K.W. Jeter

Fiendish schemes, K.W. Jeter

Label
Fiendish schemes
Title
Fiendish schemes
Statement of responsibility
K.W. Jeter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1986 K. W. Jeter coined the term "steampunk," applying it to his first Victorian-era science fiction alternate-history adventure. At last he has returned, with a tale of George Dower, son of the inventor of Infernal Devices, who has been in new self-imposed exile...accumulating debts. The world Dower left when he went into hiding was significantly simpler than the new, steam-powered Victorian London, a mad whirl of civilization filled with gadgets and gears in the least expected places. After accepting congratulations for his late father's grandest invention--a walking, steam-powered lighthouse--Dower is enticed by the prospect of financial gain into a web of intrigue with ominously mysterious players who have nefarious plans of which he can only guess. If he can locate and make his father's Vox Universalis work as it was intended, his future, he is promised, is assured. But his efforts are confounded by the strange Vicar Stonebrake, who promises him aid, but is more interested in converting sentient whales to Christianity--and making money--than in helping George. Drugged, arrested, and interrogated by men, women, and the steam-powered Prime Minister, Dower is trapped in a maelstrom of secrets, corruption, and schemes that threaten to drown him in the chaos of this mad new world"--
Member of
Summary
While trying to make his father's steam-powered lighthouse work as it was intended, George Dower becomes trapped in a mad new world of secrets, corruption, and schemes orchestrated by the steam-powered Prime Minister
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10219195
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jeter, K. W
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
George Dower novels
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventors
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
Target audience
adult
Label
Fiendish schemes, K.W. Jeter
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/028/9780765374028/image/lgcover.9780765374028.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn827256781
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9780765374028
Lccn
2013018478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)827256781
Label
Fiendish schemes, K.W. Jeter
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/028/9780765374028/image/lgcover.9780765374028.jpg
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn827256781
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9780765374028
Lccn
2013018478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)827256781

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