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Scotland on Sunday - The Review - What to do with a Heliopolis prince with his head stuck in the clouds

A review of Cloud World, a debut novel by David Cunningham:

The world is richly imagined and is recognisable as "steam-punk", a sub-genre of speculative fiction where the setting may be anachronistic, but certain alternative mechanical inventions have developed within the period's limitations. The nephologists and ornithopters of Cunningham's universe put Cloud World in the same broad tradition as China Miļæ½ville's New Crobuzon Trilogy, and Michael Moorcock's A Nomad of the Timestreams.... ...

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