Arabella of Mars (The Adventures of Arabella Ashby)

Read [David D. Levine Book] # Arabella of Mars (The Adventures of Arabella Ashby) Online * PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. Arabella of Mars (The Adventures of Arabella Ashby) But days spent working on complex automata with her father or stalking her brother Michael with her Martian nanny is not the proper behavior of an English lady. Since Newton witnessed a bubble rising from his bathtub, mankind has sought the stars. When William III of England commissioned Capt. That is something her mother plans to remedy with a move to an exotic world Arabella has never seen: London, England.However, when events transpire that threaten her home on Mars, Arabella decides that som

Arabella of Mars (The Adventures of Arabella Ashby)

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Rating : 4.19 (808 Votes)
Asin : 0765382814
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 352 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-08-02
Language : English

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But days spent working on complex automata with her father or stalking her brother Michael with her Martian nanny is not the proper behavior of an English lady. Since Newton witnessed a bubble rising from his bathtub, mankind has sought the stars. When William III of England commissioned Capt. That is something her mother plans to remedy with a move to an exotic world Arabella has never seen: London, England.However, when events transpire that threaten her home on Mars, Arabella decides that sometimes doing the right thing is far more important than behaving as expected. William Kidd to command the first expedition to Mars in the late 1600s, he proved that space travel was both possible and

High Adventure, Plucky Heroine! Rory Coker Almost every review of this book is going to start out the same way: imagine Edgar Rice Burroughs, Patrick O'Brien and Jane Austen had collaborated on a fantasy set in 1813 in a parallel universe where a thin atmosphere extends throughout the solar system Great Britain is at war with France and the USA, and its trade is menaced by pirates and privateers, but some of that trade is with colonies on Mars and Venus. Arabella . Kindle Customer said Thought it would be better. I got this based on the inside cover blurb. I thought I would enjoy it, but I felt like I came in on the middle of the story. More a fantasy than science fiction, Arabella is a fine character, but the book is a bit tedious to get through at parts. I'd have liked to learn more about the martians, and honestly, I found the idea of sailing ships moving through space a bit silly. While one reviewer compared it to Burroughs, I. "A book that is better than most by a shockingly good author!" according to --izzy. This book flows like a stream from its beginning to the last page. It is written in a very nice, very clear style, that gives me a good mental picture of all the action. The hero is feminine without being fluffyheaded, and shows a lot of good sensible inner dialogue. The author went to a lot of trouble to research life aboard a sailing ship, and his writing gives it the gritty feel of the real thing. I was hooked into the

So. Who could resist a world in which coal-powered ships sail to Mars, borne aloft by balloons of Venusian silk, doing battle en route with French privateers? To protect family and fortune, Arabella Ashby masquerades as a boy and takes a berth as a cabin boy on a fascinating voyage. It’s a delightful addition to the Matter of Mars, bridging the long gap between Kepler and Burroughs with a Regency entry, filled with all the drama of the Napoleonic wars, now here complicated by a drastic Martian intervention, and animated most of all by Arabella, a young woman filled with curiosity and courage. I’m grateful Levine has promised a sequel. A thoroughly engaging debut.” Kurt Busiek“Shades of Jules Verne! Levine delights with genre-bending thrills in this Regency wh

His stories have appeared in Asimov's, Analog, F&SF, five Year's Best anthologies, and his award-winning collectionSpace Magic. . He lives in Portland, OR with his wife, Kate Yule. His story "Tk'Tk'Tk"won the Hugo Award in 2006, and he has been shortlisted for such awards as the Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, and Sturgeon. DAVID D. LEVINE is the author of over fifty science fiction and fantasy stories. Arabella of Mars is his first novel

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