The best steampunk books
From contemporary classics such as China Mieville and Cherie Priest to the origins of the genre in Tim Powers and K. W Jeter, discover our essential guide to the best steampunk books.
Steampunk is an inventive and eccentric genre mash-up of the future and the past, imagining that the steam-powered technology of the Victorian era far exceeded what was possible in reality. Steampunk has now developed into a thriving subculture, but it started with the first steampunk books. Here, Paul Roland, author of Steampunk: Back to the Future with the New Victorians shares his essential guide to the best steampunk novels.
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