The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack

The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack

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London, 1861. Sir Richard Francis Burton - explorer, linguist, scholar, and swordsman; his reputation tarnished; his career in tatters; his former partner missing and probably dead. Algernon Charles Swinburne - unsuccessful poet and follower of de Sade, for whom pain is pleasure, and brandy is ruin! Their investigations lead them to one of the defining events of the age, and the terrifying possibility that the world they inhabit shouldn't exist at all!

Baker & Taylor
Sir Richard Francis Burton investigates a strange apparition called Spring Heeled Jack that has been assaulting young women around London.

Publisher: Amherst, NY : Pyr, 2010
ISBN: 9781616142407
Branch Call Number: SF/Fantasy Hod
Characteristics: 373 p. ; 23 cm


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Jul 11, 2011

Excellent Steampunk example. Most sesible expanation of time travel I have seen.


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