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The Revolutions

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Following his spectacularly reviewed Half-Made World duology, Felix Gilman pens a sweeping stand-alone tale of Victorian science fiction, arcane exploration, and planetary romance.

In 1893, young journalist Arthur Shaw is at work in the British Museum Reading Room when the Great Storm hits London, wreaking unprecedented damage. In its aftermath, Arthur's newspaper closes, owing him money, and all his debts come due at once. His fiancee, Josephine, takes a job as a stenographer for some of the fashionable spiritualist and occult societies of fin de siecle London society. At one of her meetings, Arthur is given a job lead for what seems to be accounting work, but at a salary many times what any clerk could expect. The work is long and peculiar, as the workers spend all day performing unnerving calculations that make them hallucinate or even go mad, but the money is compelling.

Things are beginning to look up when the perils of dabbling in the esoteric suddenly come to a head: A war breaks out between competing magical societies. Josephine joins one of them for a hazardous occult exploration - an experiment which threatens to leave her stranded at the outer limits of consciousness, among the celestial spheres. Arthur won't give up his great love so easily, and hunts for a way to save her, as Josephine fights for survival... somewhere in the vicinity of Mars.

Genre: Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

April 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Revolutions: A Novel
Author(s): Felix Gilman
ISBN: 0-7653-3717-7 / 978-0-7653-3717-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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April 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Revolutions: A Novel
Author(s): Felix Gilman
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Title: [(The Revolutions)] [ By (author) Felix Gilman ] [September, 2014]
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Title: The Revolutions
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ISBN: 1-4721-1327-6 / 978-1-4721-1327-6 (UK edition)
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June 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Revolutions, The
Author(s): Felix Gilman
ISBN: 1-5226-6813-6 / 978-1-5226-6813-8 (USA edition)
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Title: The Revolutions
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September 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Revolutions
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Title: The Revolutions: A Novel
Author(s): Felix Gilman
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