Unnatural History (Pax Brittania, #1)



Action And Adventure In A New Age Of Steam In Two Scant Months The Nation, And All Her Colonies, Will Celebrate 160 Years Of Queen Victoria S Glorious Reign But All Is Not Well At The Heart Of The Empire It Begins With A Break In At The Natural History Museum A Night Watchman Is Murdered An Eminent Professor Of Evolutionary Biology Goes Missing Then A Catastrophic Overground Rail Crash Unleashes The Dinosaurs Of London Zoo But How Are All These Events Connected Is It Really The Work Of Crazed Revolutionaries Or Are There Yet Sinister Forces At Work Enter Ulysses Quicksilver Dandy, Rogue And Agent Of The Throne It Is Up To This Dashing Soldier Of Fortune To Solve The Mystery And Uncover The Truth Before London Degenerates Into Primitive Madness And A Villainous Mastermind Brings About The Unthinkable The Downfall Of The British EmpireUnnatural History (Pax Brittania, #1)

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  • Unnatural History (Pax Brittania, #1)
  • Jonathan Green
  • English
  • 10 April 2018
  • 1849970033

10 thoughts on “Unnatural History (Pax Brittania, #1)

  1. says:

    A cross between James Bond and Spiderman with dinosaurs, this should be awesome, right That sabout as far as this book gets The setting is cardboard, the characters interchangeable with their archetypes and the dinosaurs don t even hang around forthan a couple of chapters.The hero is an arrogant sod called Ulysses Quicksilver stop groaning, I like my pulps with an inexplicable Spider Sense, ability to magic his bloodstone topped swordcane into his hand even when clinging to the un A cross between James Bond and Spiderman with dinosaurs, this should be awesome, right That sabout as far as this book gets The setting is cardboard, the characters interchangeable with their archetypes and the dinosaurs don t even hang around forthan a couple of chapters.The hero is an arrogant sod called Ulysses Quicksilver stop groaning, I like my pulps with an inexplicable Spider Sense, ability to magic his bloodstone topped swordcane into his hand even when clinging to the underside of a helicopter dirigible and the power to dissolve any threat that occurs around a scene break, at one point causing the poor villan, Kane described as a reactionary revoloutionary Bolsheivik anarchist, presumably because the inexplicable Victorian Stasis doesn t allow him to be a Commie Nazi , to have a perfectly good gun and airborne bullet blinked out of existence Someone should tell Mr.Green that killing the tiny seedlings of tension he d sown makes for a boring rea...

  2. says:

    I never know how to start these sorts of reviews Anyway this book was a free download I suspect to encourage readers to get in to the series of loosely connected books now that they first 6 of them have been collected together in to two omnibus editions But what of the book well I will have to admit that some of the plot devices were a little easy to spot including the big reveal at at the end but to be honest this book is not about ground breaking story lines or award winning dialog I never know how to start these sorts of reviews Anyway this book was a free download I suspect to encourage readers to get in to the series of loosely connected books now that they first 6 of them have been collected together in to two omnibus editions But ...

  3. says:

    Although there aren t any surprises in the book I mean, you can see the truth right away and the ending is a bit cartoonish, I like this book It s the end of the twentieth century and Queen Victoria is still alive There aren t clear black and white sides in this story On one side you have outdated Magna Britannia, its agents, aristocracy, and on the othertheshameful aspects of Imperial life had continued to deteriorate At this time London s slums were darker, dirtier andoverAlthough there aren t any surprises in the book I mean, you can see the truth right ...

  4. says:

    First of all I like to quote some sentences from the blurb Pax Britannia is an exciting new science fiction series, set on an alternative Earth where the British Empire still reigns Action and adventure in a new Age of Steam And to be honest the story contains action, adventure and steam.we follow the first adventure of Ulysses Quicksilver which mostly take place in an alternative London There is an Overground instead of the Underground The zoo of London harbours dinosaurs There are coloni Fir...

  5. says:

    You can read the full review over at my blog isn t exactly something that I ve had much of an experience with I can remember a few random examples here and there, nothing substantive In fact, I think I ve only read five steampunk novels to date, one in 2012, two in 2013 and two this year Very, very slim pickings indeed here As a genre, Steampunk doesn t fascinate me all that much, not as much as straight up science fiction usually space oper You can read th...

  6. says:

    I am rating this four stars based on its originality within the sreampunk genre and in the context that it is escapist entertainment It isn t four stars stakced up against aliterary writer in terms of the writing but it does what is does very well keeps you reading, enter...

  7. says:

    Unnatural History is the first book in the steampunk flavoured alternative history series Pax Britannia Author Jonathan Green has crafted a vision of contemporary Britain where Queen Victoria still reigns over a British Empire that covers a quarter of the world.The police are staffed largely with automata, airships crowd the skies, and London Zoo s Challenger Enclosure is stuffed full of dinosaurs Against this backdrop, dandy adventurer Ulysses Quicksilver is engaged to investigate an apparent Unnatural History is the first book in the steampunk flavoured alternative history series Pax Britannia Author Jonathan Green has crafted a vision of contemporary Britain where Queen Victoria still reigns over a British Empire that covers a quarter of the world.The police are staffed largely with automata, airships crowd the skies, and London Zoo s Challenger Enclosure is stuffed full of dinosaurs Against this backdrop, dandy adventurer Ulysses Quicksilver is engaged to investigate an apparently routine break in at the Natural History Museum.With de evolved apemen and fanatical revolutionaries facing off against Neanderthals and men with swordsticks, Quicksilver s investigations escalate quickly.The pace is quick, and the action exciting Quicksilver is not a bulletproof hero, and gets thoroughly smashed u...

  8. says:

    Si se compra el concepto, hasta entretenida Pero hay que comprarlo G nero Ciencia Ficci n.Lo que nos cuenta Ulysses Quicksilver reaparece tras mucho tiempo para, primero, evitar que su hermano se haga con la fortuna familiar y, segundo, enfrentar unos misteriosos eventos que amenazan con hacer tambalear los cimientos del Imperio Brit nico, l der de la geopol tica mundial a finales del siglo XX merced a su avanzada tecnolog a Primer libro de la serie Pax Britannia Quiere saber m s de este Si se compra el concepto, hasta entretenida Pero hay que comprarlo G nero Ciencia Ficci n.Lo que nos cuenta Ulysses Quicksilver reaparece tras mucho tiempo para, primero, evitar que su herm...

  9. says:

    A bit dull, really Also, anyone who uses the old rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated line should be punched in the mouth.

  10. says:

    Dinosaurs, sewer chases, zeppelins, robo cops..it was awesome.

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