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By Sean Wallace

An anthology targeting more moderen parts of steampunk, one that deconstructs the staples of the style and expands on them, instead of easily repeating them, with a better unfold either when it comes to position and character. 

This is steampunk with a contemporary, post-colonial sensibility. individuals contain: Jeff VanderMeer, Caitlin Kiernan Paul Di Filippo, Mary Robinette Kowal, Jay Lake, Cherie Priest, Cat Rambo, Ekaterina Sedia, Catherynne M. Valente, Genevieve Valentine and lots of more

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