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Camera Obscura by Lavie Tidhar - that's more like it

Steampunk cyborgs. Secret governments. Deadly ninjas. And to top it all off, a more compelling plot. I really enjoyed returning to the world of The Bookman… 602 more words

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Exposition - Skill and Taste

Exposition is one of the most important skills in a writer’s arsenal. Whether you do it subtly through implication or by stating things plainly in long passages, how you tell readers about your world maters. 597 more words

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The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

The Bookman is the first book I’ve read by Lavie Tidhar, who’s developing quite a name for  smart and varied genre fiction. An idea-packed and often exciting steampunk novel, I enjoyed it both in its own right and because of how it got me reflecting on the nature of the genre. 428 more words

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