Lord Kelvin's Machine by James P. Blaylock
A Novel

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Within the magical gears of Lord Kelvin's incredible machine lies the secret of time. The deadly Dr. Ignacio Narbondo would murder to possess it and scientist and explorer Professor Langdon St. Ives would do anything to use it. For the doctor it means mastery of the world and for the professor it means saving his beloved wife from death. A daring race against time begins...
 

About James P. Blaylock

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James P. Blaylock is one of the founding fathers of modern steampunk along with fellow writers and friends Tim Powers and K.W. Jeter. He has won the World Fantasy and Philip K. Dick Awards. Blaylock lives in Orange, CA with his wife - they have two sons.

























Author Residence: Orange, California
 
Published March 12, 2013 by Titan Books. 277 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, History, Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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A neat enough idea, but the tone is wrong from the start, as broad comedy-adventure (part one) veers into farcical parody (part two) before subsiding into straightforward melodrama (part three).

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The first of the three parts finds amateur scientist Langdon St. Ives despondent after a rainy chase of his nemesis, the evil Dr. Narbondo, ends with the death of his lady love, Alice.

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The third story charts St. Ives’ descent into madness and his use of the machine to warp the fabric of time in order to save Alice.

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The third story charts St. Ives’ descent into madness and his use of the machine to warp the fabric of time in order to save Alice.

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