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Show Don't Tell: A Writer's Guide (Classic Wisdom on Writing)
William Noble
William Child
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Larissa Volokhonsky, Richard Pevear
The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself
Susan Bell
Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
Karen Russell
Leaves of Grass: First and "Death-Bed" Editions (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Karen Karbiener, Walt Whitman
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog
Dylan Thomas
A Bit on the Side
William Trevor
Io e te
Niccolò Ammaniti
The Teleportation Accident
Ned Beauman

The Dream of Perpetual Motion

The Dream of Perpetual Motion - Dexter Palmer Wow. I love it when a book can take me on that kind of adventure, where a real sense of danger permeates the pages, and I can't tell where things will end up. Palmer is so good that he frequently telegraphs upcoming plot points. A technique which adds another layer of creepiness to the book.

The novel was a delight to read, an alternate, steampunk world in the 20th century, where emerging mechanical men are threatening the magic of the previous generations.

I will certainly be looking forward to other books by this author.