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Thanks everyone, looks like I'm going to be busy
There's Steam Punk Holmes its an interesting series also I can recommend the Johannes Cabal series very good set of books and there is also the Pax Imperium series.
I love both of Snorbs recommendations...exactly what I would have suggested as a good starting point.
I recently read 'The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man' by Mark Hodder which is apparently Steampunk.It went from rambling, to interesting, to mysterious, to grotesque. I'm still not sure whether I liked it but remain slightly disturbed by parts of it (I think I am easily disturbed though).
Thanks Snorbs, that's great, I'll check them out.
The one that springs immediately to mind is The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. Neal Stephenson's The Diamond Age has quite a steampunky feel to one of the societies it explores as well.
I really like idea of Steampunk but have no idea which books to start with. Can anyone recommend me a few good ones? Thanks
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