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The Clockwork Dynasty

(2017)
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A Kirkus Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of 2017
A Popsugar Best Book of the Year

From the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse comes an epic new thriller about a race of ageless automatons who have been hiding among us for untold centuries.


In the depths of the Kremlin in 1725, the tsar's loyal mechanician brings to life two astonishingly humanlike mechanical beings. Peter and Elena are a brother and sister possessed with uncanny power and destined to fight an ancient war.

When June Stefanov, a young anthropologist specializing in ancient technology, uncovers a terrible secret concealed in the workings of a three-hundred-year-old mechanical doll, she finds herself in the middle of the hidden war that has raged for centuries. As June plunges deeper into their world, her choices will ultimately determine their fate.

The Clockwork Dynasty interweaves past and present, exploring a race of beings designed to live by ironclad principles, yet constantly searching for meaning. Richly-imagined and heart-pounding, Daniel H. Wilson's novel combines exquisitely drawn characters with visionary technology - and riveting action.

Genre: Science Fiction    

Praise for this book

"Action-packed and uniquely imagined with robots--and history!--like you've never seen before, The Clockwork Dynasty is a thrilling ride from start to finish." - John Joseph Adams

"The Clockwork Dynasty is my new favorite alternate history novel! It's like some fantastic hybrid of Highlander and The Terminator--or maybe a cross between I, Robot and The Difference Engine, with a dash of Blade Runner for good measure. It reads like classic steampunk on steroids. In other words, it's totally bad ass and you're going to love it." - Ernest Cline

"In The Clockwork Dynasty, Daniel Wilson, the king of the robothriller, mixes robots, history and non-stop action to create a thoroughly original plot. Think The Terminator meets Indiana Jones with a crash course in history thrown in. A thoroughly enjoyable read." - Phillip Margolin


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Used availability for Daniel H Wilson's The Clockwork Dynasty

Hardback Editions

August 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Clockwork Dynasty: A Novel
Author(s): Daniel H Wilson
ISBN: 0-385-54178-3 / 978-0-385-54178-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

June 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Clockwork Dynasty
Author(s): Daniel H Wilson
ISBN: 1-101-97408-7 / 978-1-101-97408-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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August 2017 : Paperback
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Title: The Clockwork Dynasty: A Novel (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Daniel H Wilson
ISBN: 1-5247-8027-8 / 978-1-5247-8027-2
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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July 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Clockwork Dynasty
Author(s): Daniel H Wilson
ISBN: 0-385-54299-2 / 978-0-385-54299-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday & Co Inc.
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Audio Editions

August 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Clockwork Dynasty: A Novel
Author(s): Daniel H Wilson
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Clockwork Dynasty: A Novel
Author(s): Daniel H Wilson
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2017 : USA, , Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Clockwork Dynasty: A Novel
Author(s): Daniel H Wilson
Publisher: Vintage
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