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Sir Richard Francis Burton explorer linguist scholar and swordsman his reputation tarnished his career in tatters his former partner missing and probably dead .

Algernon Charles Swinburne unsuccessful poet and follower of de Sade for whom pain is pleasure and brandy is ruin .

They stand at a crossroads in their lives and are caught in the epicenter of an empire torn by conflicting forces Engineers transform the landscape with bigger faster noisier and dirtier technological wonders Eugenicists develop specialist animals to provide unpaid labor Libertines oppose repressive laws and demand a society based on beauty and creativity while the Rakes push the boundaries of human behavior to the limits with magic drugs and anarchy The two men are sucked into the perilous depths of this moral and ethical vacuum when Lord Palmerston commissions Burton to investigate assaults on young women committed by a weird apparition known as Spring Heeled Jack and to find out why werewolves are terrorizing London s East End .

Their investigations lead them to one of the defining events of the age and the terrifying possibility that the world they inhabit shouldn t exist at all by Mark Hodder

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The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne, #1)
Title:The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne, #1)
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ISBN:1906727201
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Number of Pages:511
Category:Steampunk, Fantasy, Science fiction, Fiction, Historical fiction, Alternate history
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It is though not the it should be br br Time has been altered and Sir Richard Francis Burton the king s agent is one of the few people who know that the world is now careening along a very different course from that which Destiny intended br br When a clockwork powered man of brass is found abandoned in Trafalgar Square Burton and his assistant the wayward poet Algernon Swinburne find themselves on the trail of the stolen Garnier Collection black diamonds rumored to be fragments of the Lemurian Eye of Naga a meteorite that fell to Earth in prehistoric times br br His investigation leads to involvement with the media sensation of the age the Tichborne Claimant a man who insists that he s the long lost heir to the cursed Tichborne estate Monstrous bloated and monosyllabic he s not the aristocratic Sir Roger Tichborne known to everyone yet the working classes come out in force to support him They are soon rioting through the streets of London as mysterious steam wraiths incite all out class warfare br br From a haunted mansion to the Bedlam madhouse from South America to Australia from s ances to a secret labyrinth Burton struggles with shadowy opponents and his own inner demons meeting along the way the philosopher Herbert Spencer Isambard Kingdom Brunel Florence Nightingale and Charles Doyle father of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle br br Can the king s agent expose a plot that threatens to rip the British Empire apart leading to an international conflict the like of which the world has never seen And what part does the clockwork man have to play br br Burton and Swinburne s second adventure i The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man i is filled with eccentric steam driven technology grotesque characters and a deepening mystery that pushes forward the three volume story arc begun in i The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack i br, It is but not the one it should be Time has veered wildly off course and now the first moves are being made that will lead to a devastating world war and the fall of the British Empire Caught in a tangled web of cause effect and inevitability little does Burton realize that the stakes are far higher than even he suspects A final confrontation comes in the mist shrouded Mountains of the Moon in war torn Africa of and in Green Park London where in the year Burton must face the man responsible for altering time Spring Heeled Jack br br Burton and Swinburne s third adventure is filled with eccentric steam driven technology grotesque characters and bizarre events completing the three volume story arc begun in i The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack i and i The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man i, b Burton and Swinburne return for their final thrilling adventure b br br Sir Richard Francis Burton s expedition has returned from the future bringing with it knowledge of technologies which must remain secret for history to follow its natural course br br Betrayed by one of their own Burton and Swinburne watch in horror as the Empire s elite use this knowledge to secure their positions for all eternity branding any who oppose them as enemies of the State br br Can their band of hunted revolutionaries overthrow the ultimate automated autocrat their King, London br br Sir Richard Francis Burton explorer linguist scholar and swordsman his reputation tarnished his career in tatters his former partner missing and probably dead br br Algernon Charles Swinburne unsuccessful poet and follower of de Sade for whom pain is pleasure and brandy is ruin br br They stand at a crossroads in their lives and are caught in the epicenter of an empire torn by conflicting forces Engineers transform the landscape with bigger faster noisier and dirtier technological wonders Eugenicists develop specialist animals to provide unpaid labor Libertines oppose repressive laws and demand a society based on beauty and creativity while the Rakes push the boundaries of human behavior to the limits with magic drugs and anarchy The two men are sucked into the perilous depths of this moral and ethical vacuum when Lord Palmerston commissions Burton to investigate assaults on young women committed by a weird apparition known as Spring Heeled Jack and to find out why werewolves are terrorizing London s East End br br Their investigations lead them to one of the defining events of the age and the terrifying possibility that the world they inhabit shouldn t exist at all