Tag: Steampunk

Worldshaker

Worldshaker by Richard Harland (Allen & Unwin, 2009); audiobook read by Adrian Mulraney (Bolinda, 2012) A book that calls to mind John Christopher’s ‘Wild Jack’. The theme of social awakening is not new but each generation of reader should learn to question assumptions of privilege. Harland’s steampunk milieu — extrapolated from Victorian class divisions — serves well as backdrop.  …