I stumbled across this book after doing some research on Spring Heeled Jack. I fell in love with it and could not stop listening. The characters are ..Show More »wonderful and brought to life by Gerard Doyle's fantastic narration. The plot weaves in and out of time and it all comes together beautifully, leaving you wanting more. Fantastic creations and ideas, some that were actually made and others that have been Steam Punked into glorious gothic inventions.
A great listen.
I have loved this book. The story swings along with a brilliant naration. The characters have depth and the story is inventive and funny. The only ..Show More »problem is I have started on book two so I will now have to get the first one and book three and start from the begining. There will be no trouble listening to this one again .
I really enjoyed this trilogy but it has to be said that this closes the series more with a steam powered whimper than a clockwork bang. Burton and Sw..Show More »inburne are still great personalities but unlike the previous books the additional characters start to feel a bit like narrative cannon-fodder. That's not to say this is a bad book, it's not and I enjoyed it. I just feel that it doesn't bear up to the previous two exploits and so gets 3 stars through basis of comparison.
I had originally though this series was a trilogy and thoroughly enjoyed them all. I was very surprised to find out there was more as the story seemed..Show More » to have finished. What Mark Hodder does with the story next however marks this out clearly as my favourite so far. Bismillah! Also, as ever, Algy is truly the main character. Downloading the next one now!
I must just add that the narration is exquisite and couldn't not be any better.