Clockwork Lives [Anderson, Kevin J.]
Anderson, Kevin J.
Some lives can be summed up in a sentence or two. Other lives are epics.
Marinda Peake is a woman with a quiet, perfect life in a small village; she long ago gave up on her dreams and ambitions in order to take care of her ailing father, an alchemist and inventor. When he dies, he gives Marinda a mysterious gift: a blank book that she must fill with other peopleÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs storiesÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂand ultimately her own.
Clockwork LivesÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ is a steampunk Canterbury TalesÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂand much moreÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂthat follows Marinda as she strives to change her life from a ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂmere sentence or twoÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ to a true epic.ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ
Based on the world they previously introduced inÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ Clockwork Angels, Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart take the graphic novel to new heights with this adaptation of the best-selling bookÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ Clockwork Lives.