What Lies Beneath The Clock Tower reviewed by Rain Taxi
The Winter 2011 print edition of Rain Taxi (the US’s foremost independent book review publication) included a glowing review, by William Alexander, of What Lies Beneath The Clock Tower. From the review:
Margaret Killjoy, an authority on anarchist theory and founder of SteamPunk Magazine, is uniquely qualified to write a book about 19th-century class struggle and goblinish revolution in urban, absinthe-soaked France. The book is steampunk–a fantastical story in a Victorian setting and it earns both the punk and the steam.
Reading What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower is a bit like playing Dungeons & Dragons with a bunch of grad students while Monty Python’s Flying Circus marathons in the background. It offers the pleasure of watching someone very smart do some thing very silly, and do it with style and skill. You will laugh and while you laugh this trickster author will unleash goblins in your mind to ferment a cognitive revolution.