The Half-Made World
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    The Half-Made World | Felix Gilman

    The Half-Made World

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Felix Gilman
    • Narrated By Tamara Marston
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    The world is only half made. What exists has been carved out amidst a war between two rival factions: the Line, paving the world with industry and claiming its residents as slaves; and the Gun, a cult of terror and violence that cripples the population with fear. The only hope at stopping them has seemingly disappeared - the Red Republic that once battled the Gun and the Line, and almost won. Now they're just a myth, a bedtime story parents tell their children, of hope.

    An atmospheric, fascinating page turner.

    I bought this book on a whim really thinking it looked like an interesting steam-punk novel. In fact, even though it does share a lot of steam-punk id..Show More »

    Reviewed on 04 April 2011 by JL (UK)
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    The Rise of Ransom City: The Half-Made World, Book 2 | Felix Gilman

    The Rise of Ransom City: The Half-Made World, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Felix Gilman
    • Narrated By Ramon De Ocampo, Gregory Itzin
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    This is the story Harry Ransom. If you know his name it's most likely as the inventor of the Ransom Process, a stroke of genius that changed the world. Or you may have read about how he lost the battle of Jasper City, or won it, depending on where you stand in matters of politics. Friends called him Hal or Harry, or by one of a half-dozen aliases, of which he had more than any honest man should. He often went by Professor Harry Ransom, and though he never had anything you might call a formal education, he definitely earned it.

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