The Rise of Ransom City

The Rise of Ransom City

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This is the story of Harry Ransom. If you know his name it's most likely as the inventor of the Ransom Process, a stroke of genius that changed the world.

Or you may have read about how he lost the battle of Jasper City, or won it, depending on where you stand in matters of politics.

Friends called him Hal or Harry, or by one of a half-dozen aliases, of which he had more than any honest man should. He often went by Professor Harry Ransom, and though he never had anything… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

The Rise Of Ransom City isn’t the equal of The Half-Made World, but it expands the series while leaving plenty of questions about his sprawling, mystical quasi-America tantalizingly unanswered—and hopefully ripe for a third installment.

Fans of quirky fiction, fantasy, and/or steampunk (and likely weird westerns, too) are sure to enjoy The Rise of Ransom City.

Book Details  

Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates (November 27, 2012)

Collection: Tor Books

Format: EPUB

File size: 777.9 KB

Protection: DRM free

Language: English

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