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By Susannah Rickards

In a special tackle the London anthology 33 East positive aspects sixteen fresh brief tales for the full of east London, from Enfield within the north to Bromley within the south. there's an act of heroism in Havering, a haunting in Tower Hamlets, a plan to thwart the renaming of West Ham station in Newham, and a philosophical method of adultery in Lewisham. those are tales of move and alter that catch the uniqueness of every borough and the variety of London greater than any digital camera. including 33 West, including tales from Barnet to Croydon, 33 East is an unprecedented success. this is often no small feat. this can be London.

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Indb 4 9/5/12 2:21 PM Some Notes on the Steampunk Social Problem Novel • 5 mitment to social reform; it was a form of action in support of political or moral conviction. There is a thread running through steampunk fiction that engages with this same tradition, as well as the commonly (and justly) cited Wells-andVerne ancestry. Among the many steampunk books described as “Dickensian” in their jacket copy, at least some were so termed because the copywriters were reminded of Dickens’s social critique, and not just because of their atmospheric re-creations of gaslamp London.

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42 Minnericht’s empire is dependent less on his plethora of inventions (including special helmet-like gas masks, a gun called the Doozy Dazer, and the elaborate mechanical arm belonging to Maynard’s owner Lucy O’Gunning, all of which echo maker-built steampunk constructions)43 than on his manufacturing and distribution of lemon sap, a highly addictive drug manufactured from the Blight itself (and leading ultimately to the zombification of its users, which does surprisingly little to harm its market).

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