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Arabella of Mars (Adventures of Arabella Ashby, #1)

Arabella of Mars (Adventures of Arabella Ashby, #1)

  • Title: Arabella of Mars (Adventures of Arabella Ashby, #1)
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  • Language : English
  • Page : 320 pages


Ever since Newton witnessed a bubble rising from his bathtub, mankind has sought the stars When William III of England commissioned Capt William Kidd to command the first expedition to Mars in the late 1600s, they proved that space travel was both possible and profitable Now, one century later, a plantation in the flourishing British colony on Mars is home to Arabella A Ever since Newton witnessed a bubble rising from his bathtub, mankind has sought the stars When William III of England commissioned Capt William Kidd to command the first expedition to Mars in the late 1600s, they proved that space travel was both possible and profitable Now, one century later, a plantation in the flourishing British colony on Mars is home to Arabella Ashby A tomboy who shares her father s deft hand with complex automatons Being raised on the Martian frontier by her Martian nanny, Arabella is a wild child than a proper young lady Something her mother plans to remedy with a move to an exotic world Arabella has never seen London, England Arabella soon finds herself trying to navigate an alien world until a dramatic change in her family s circumstances forces her to defy all conventions in order to return to Mars in order to save both her brother and the plantation To do this, Arabella must pass as a boy on the Diana, a ship serving the Mars Trading Company with a mysterious Indian captain who is intrigued by her knack with automatons Arabella must weather the naval war between Britain and France, learning how to sail, and a mutinous crew if she hopes to save her brother from certain death


Author David D Levine

David D Levine is the author of novel Arabella of Mars Tor 2016 and over fifty SF and fantasy stories His story Tk Tk Tk won the Hugo Award, and he has been shortlisted for awards including the Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, and Sturgeon Stories have appeared in Asimov s, Analog, FSF, and five Year s Best anthologies as well as award winning collection Space Magic from Wheatland Press.David i




Arabella of Mars (Adventures of Arabella Ashby, #1) Reviews (31)

  • 3.5ish stars.This is a very fun YA steampunk that intelligently circumvents some of the most annoying tropes of YA in a way that makes it feel appropriate for both younger young adults as well as non young adult adults In a clever alternate 1800s history when space travel takes place in airships tha [..]

  • Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature What if Isaac Newton, instead of watching an apple fall from a tree and being inspired to develop a new theory of gravity, had observed a bubble rising from his bathtub and begun to meditate on space travel Well, in the world of Arabella of Mars

  • 4.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum Arabella Ashby of Mars The year is 1812 and already humans have been capable of space travel for centuries, thanks to the advances in automata and airship technology made in the 1600s Our titular heroine is Martian born and Martian bred, having been raised on her [..]

  • Originally reviewed at Bookwraiths Set on an alternate earth where Isaac Newton discovered the means for man to reach the stars in the late 1600s, Arabella of Mars captures the romantic, optimistic feel of classic science fiction The environment of 1800s English society adding an elegant vene [..]

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