Jim Butcher - The Aeronaut's Windlass
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Since time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world. Within their halls, aristocratic houses have ruled for generations, developing scientific marvels, fostering trade alliances, and building fleets of airships to keep the peace.

Captain Grimm commands the merchant ship, Predator. Fiercely loyal to Spire Albion, he has taken their side in the cold war with Spire Aurora, disrupting the enemy’s shipping lines by attacking their cargo vessels. But when the Predator is severely damaged in combat, leaving captain and crew grounded, Grimm is offered a proposition from the…
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Серия: The Cinder Spires
Цикл: The Cinder Spires, книга №1
Издательство: Roc Books

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That's my first attempt to read something of steampunk. When my favorite author decided to change genre of his books there was no choice for me. I was afraid there were a lot of techical termins in this book. I was right but those were not too hard to understand. This book is mostly about characters than technics. And it seems like Butcher read Douglas Adams. Oh, no, there's no plagiary or something but sometimes there's the same madness. Of course in the finest sense of the word. Mad etherealists, speaking cats and ships...make the atmosphere of this book a bit strange but so amazing! I think the brightest character is Rowl, kit of Maul, lord and master of the Silent Paws. That is a unique cat. I'm sure cats think the way Butcher wrote. Who knows may be if we can understand their…

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The Aeronaut's Windlass — Джим Батчер, роман

ISBN: 0-451-46680-2, 978-0-451-46680-8

Год издания: 2015

Язык: Английский

Ожидаемая дата выхода: сентябрь 2015

Номинант: 2016 г.Премия конвента ДрагонКон (Лучший фэнтезийный роман)
2015 г.Выбор сайта Goodreads (Лучшая фантастика)
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dashkevich

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29 ноября 2015 г. 22:18

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That's my first attempt to read something of steampunk. When my favorite author decided to change genre of his books there was no choice for me. I was afraid there were a lot of techical termins in this book. I was right but those were not too hard to understand. This book is mostly about characters than technics. And it seems like Butcher read Douglas Adams. Oh, no, there's no plagiary or something but sometimes there's the same madness. Of course in the finest sense of the word. Mad etherealists, speaking cats and ships...make the atmosphere of this book a bit strange but so amazing! I think the brightest character is Rowl, kit of Maul, lord and master of the Silent Paws. That is a unique cat. I'm sure cats think the way Butcher wrote. Who knows may be if we can understand their…

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