Clockwork Angels

Clockwork Angels

Book - 2012
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A novel based on the album Clockwork angels by the rock band Rush follows a young man on a quest through a world of lost cities, pirates, anarchists, and a Watchmaker who imposes precision on all aspects of daily life.
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, c2012
Description: 315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781770411210
Branch Call Number: Ande


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JCLMaryanaK Oct 08, 2020

I wanted to read something outside of my usual genres and decided to give steampunk a try. I was a little disappointed with CLOCKWORK ANGELS; although I was invested in the lead character’s journey, it was somewhat predictable and some of the more interesting fantasy/steampunk elements were not explored further.

Radharc Jun 13, 2015

IF you are familiar with Rush's album by the same name, you already have a rough idea of what this story is about. There are some clever nods to Rush song titles from previous records scattered throughout, and overall this book has a charming fable-like quality to it, with a "steampunk" flavor.

Jan 28, 2015

An enjoyable read. It really helped bring the album to life and it was interesting to see how a musical idea could be expanded into this form.

KingKull2112 May 19, 2014

This book is so campy. There's referances to almost every single Rush song in existance. But it is very enjoyable. Makes me want to read more Steampunk fiction, as this is the only book in that genre that I've read.

Robert J. Webster
Jun 11, 2013

Good book, easy to read, I'm a big rush fan so it's nice to see Neil collaberating and expanding on his lyrics to make a whole story.
Oh and just a note to doa2112, did your last post here really make you feel better or superior? Lets keep it friendly here, your posts should be about the books, not other readers.

Oct 17, 2012

I'm sorry but nerowolfgal, you need to check things out before opening your mouth. Might be an interesting author after more experience? Have you any idea who Kevin Anderson is and what he has done? This isn't his first novel by far. All you have to do is look at the back inside dust cover and you find he's written over a hundred novels. Your ignorance is showing.

None of that means anything as far as how good or bad this novel is. Just educate yourself the next time you decide to offer up your opinion. An opinion based upon inaccuracte data is worthless.

Oct 09, 2012

Not badly written, but very obvious where the story is going and beats the reader over the head with the "Meaning" of the story. Might be an interesting author after more experience.

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