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Published by Tor in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementFelix Gilman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3607.I452 H35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524460M
ISBN 109780765325525
LC Control Number2010032564
OCLC/WorldCa567188347

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The Half-Made World book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From Book 1: A fantastical reimagining of the American West wh 5/5.   The Half-Made World by Felix Gilman is an odd, but utterly fascinating book. I was initially drawn to it by the setting - a fantasy world with steampunk trappings, but also one in which humanity is constantly pushing against a western frontier. However, unlike the American frontier of our history, the wilds of this land are not yet made.4/4(96). Lightbringers and Rainmakers, The Half-Made World (The Half-Made World, #1), and The Rise of Ransom City (The Half-Made World, #2)Author: Felix Gilman.   The Half-Made World, the book that Ransom City is a sort of indirect sequel to, is excellent. Gripping action, great characters, nice vivid writing style. I enjoyed that book a great deal, so getting this one was sort of a no-brainer. It turns out this book is rather tedious. Honestly, I wanted to like it, but it's just not that much fun/5(36).

The world is still only half-made. Between the wild shores of uncreation, and the ancient lands of the East lies the vast expanse of the Westyoung, chaotic, magnificent, war-torn. Thirty years ago, the Red Republic fought to remake the Westfought gloriously, and failed.   Read an Excerpt. THE HALF-MADE WORLD(Chapter THE DEPARTURE) One fine spring afternoon, when the roses in the gardens of the Koenigswald Academy were in bloom, and the lawns were emerald green, and the river was sapphire blue, and the experimental greenhouses burst with weird life, the professors of the Faculty of Psychological Sciences met in the Faculty's ancient August Hall, ISBN:   ‎ A fantastical reimagining of the American West which draws its influence from steampunk, the American western tradition, and magical realism The world is only half made. What exists has been carved out amidst a war between two rival factions: the Line, paving the world with industr /5(26). Find the complete The Half-Made World book series by Felix Gilman. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Free US shipping on orders over $