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Stan Getz Library PS3619.H3947 E94 2017 37684001104678 Leisure Reading Collection Copy hold / Volume hold In process -

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  • ISBN: 0765338068
  • ISBN: 9780765338068
  • Physical Description: 383 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : TOR, 2017.

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"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
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An "alternate history novel that explores the ... Read More
Fabian Socialists from Great Britain join forces ... Read More
Subject: Utopias > Fiction.
Congo (Democratic Republic) > Colonization > Fiction.
Belgium > Colonies > Africa > Fiction.
Steampunk fiction.
Summary: An "alternate history novel that explores the question of what might have come of Belgium's ... colonization of the Congo if the native populations had learned about steam technology a bit earlier"
Fabian Socialists from Great Britain join forces with African-American missionaries to purchase land from the Belgian Congo's "owner," King Leopold II. This land, named Everfair, is set aside as a safe haven, an imaginary Utopia for native populations of the Congo as well as escaped slaves returning from America and other places where African natives were being mistreated. As the native populations adopt advances in steam technology as their own, an uneasy truce between the country's many factions leads to a revolt against Leopold's harsh reign.

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