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The mechanical: The Alchemy Wars Series, Book 1

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Series:
Alchemy wars volume 1.
Publisher:
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Pub. Date:
2015.
Language:
English
Description
My name is Jax. That is the name granted to me by my human masters. I am a slave. But I shall be free. Set in a world that might have been, of mechanical men and alchemical dreams, the new novel from Ian Tregillis confirms his place as one of the most original new voices in speculative fiction. PRAISE FOR IAN TREGILLIS "A major new talent." George R.R. Martin "Tremendous." Cory Doctorow "Addictively brilliant." io9 "Exciting and intense." Publishers Weekly "Eloquent and utterly compelling." Kirkus
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9780316248006
9780316402798
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