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Steampunk: An Illustrated History of Fantastical Fiction, Fanciful Film and Other Victorian Visionsby Brian J Robb
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Steampunk is the hottest science fiction counterculture, alive in fantasy novels, films, arts and crafts, fashion, comic books, music, computer games, even architecture. Enter a world of Victorian technology, where steam power meets space travel. From Jules Verne and H. G. Wells to Alan Moore, Hayao Miyazaki, and Philip Pullman, the genre has captured imaginations around the globe. Here’s the first grand, illustrated history of the counterculture movement in a book fittingly stylish in its design, package, and artwork. From the fastest dirigible and steam-powered ray guns to fashionistas Lady Gaga and Alexander McQueen, the whole story of the gaslight romance is here.
Here’s the first grand, illustration history of the Steampunk counterculture movement in a book fittingly stylish in its design, package, and artwork.
About the Author
Brian J. Robb’s (London, England) biographies of Johnny Depp and Leonardo Di Caprio were both New York Times best sellers. He’s also the author of several books of science fiction and pop culture history and was the editor of Dreamwatch, one of England’s most respected fantasy and sci fi magazines.
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