Saturday, February 16, 2019
Straightlaced Saturday and the Victorian Novels feature is finally back. It complements the era of my steampunk serial, Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers.
With these posts, I’ll give you some information about novels written in the Victorian Era of the real world, along with a link where you can get the book for free!
This week’s novel from the Victorian Era is Elusive Isabel, by Jacques Futrelle. I’ll be surprised if you’ve heard of it. It was not an important novel in its day. Far from it, the book was considered trivial.
So what? I had fun with it. It could be entertaining to re-imagine this as a steampunk story. Why? Bear with me — I’ll get to that. I read this book a number of years ago. No, it’s not a fantastic book, but it’s not bad…
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