A Clockwork Twist: Charles Dickens’s The Mudfog Papers

In this contribution to our series on The Best Book You’ve Never Read, Elizabeth Drialo introduces Charles Dickens’s little-known Mudfog Papers, which she claims as a fascinating example of Victorian steampunk. Would you like to control the railway with a pocket watch? How about a new fire escape (mind you, its own inventor can’t tell... Continue Reading →

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