Clockwork Angels by Kevin J. Anderson
The Novel

79%

9 Critic Reviews

Clockwork Angels could even carry a message for other artists: Don’t stop thinking big.
-Globe and Mail

Synopsis

A remarkable collaboration that is unprecedented in its scope and realization, this exquisitely wrought novel represents an artistic project between the bestselling science fiction author Anderson and the multi-platinum rock band Rush.
 

About Kevin J. Anderson

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Kevin J. Anderson is the bestselling science fiction author of more than 100 novels. He has written spin-off novels for Star Wars, DC Comics, StarCraft, and The X-Files and, with Brian Herbert, is the coauthor of 12 novels in the Dune universe. His original works include the Saga of Seven Suns series; Terra Incognita; Resurrection, Inc.; Hopscotch; and many others. He lives in Colorado. Neil Peart is the drummer and lyricist of the legendary rock band Rush and the author of Far and Away, Ghost Rider, The Masked Rider, Roadshow, and Traveling Music.
 
Published September 1, 2012 by ECW Press. 304 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Arts & Photography. Fiction
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Critic reviews for Clockwork Angels
All: 9 | Positive: 8 | Negative: 1

Globe and Mail

Above average
Reviewed by Kelly McManus on Nov 02 2012

Clockwork Angels could even carry a message for other artists: Don’t stop thinking big.

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Toronto Star

Good
Reviewed by Alex Good on Oct 26 2012

It's all a bit conventional, but very nicely executed and likely to appeal to younger readers.

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Teen Reads

Excellent
Reviewed by Steve Hubbard on Oct 05 2012

It stands on its own merits as a grand adventure tale woven with threads of various themes enough to keep it fresh, exciting and engaging.

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Open Book Society

Good
Reviewed by Autumn on Sep 25 2012

Clockwork Angels is a book that readers will want to slow down and spend time reading in order to fully enjoy the intricate world building and lyrical aspects of the story. It is truly an intelligent modern fairy tale…

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SFFWorld.com

Good
Reviewed by Mark Yon on Aug 19 2012

...this could have been some sort of horrible, cynical, heartless cash-in. I’m so pleased that it is not.

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SF Signal

Above average
Reviewed by Larry Ketchersid on Aug 23 2012

...more depth resulting in a lengthening of the book would have been appreciated...

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Starburst Magazine

Above average
Reviewed by JULIAN WHITE on Sep 16 2012

...with its clumsy opposition between order and free will, the whole thing feels a bit too twee and simplistic for adult readers...

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Roqoo Depot

Above average
Reviewed by Skuldren on Feb 07 2013

I felt it lacked a little punch, but it made for a good, light read.

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Alternative Control

Excellent
Reviewed by Christopher Baldwin on Oct 01 2008

...a colorful work of creative writing, and a poignant social and philosophical statement.

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