Senlin Ascends

Senlin Ascends

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 18/01/2018
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Senlin Ascends
A wonderful debut, and a fine example of world-building.
I used to be a huge Steampunk fan. Loved everything about it - the aesthetic, the ideas, the ingenuity. But, after a while, they all got a bit same-y. Ofte... READ MORE
Paul Smyth at Middlesbrough
Senlin Ascends
Adapt or die
I wasn't too sure when I started reading this book but by the end of it I have to say I am so looking forward to reading the next one. As Senlin ascends th... READ MORE
Dawn Howie at Aberdeen
Senlin Ascends
Oh, I miss fantasy novels like these. I miss adventure fantasy. Most fantasy today reads more like historical novels with a spidgen of fantasy thrown in, ... READ MORE
Marcy at Cardiff


Mild-mannered headmaster, Thomas Senlin prefers his adventures to be safely contained within the pages of a book. So when he loses his new bride shortly after embarking on the honeymoon of their dreams, he is ill-prepared for the trouble that follows. To find her, Senlin must enter the Tower of Babel - a world of geniuses and tyrants, of menace and wonder, of unusual animals and mysterious machines. He must endure betrayal, assassination attempts and the long guns of a flying fortress. And if he hopes to ever see his wife again, he will have to do more than just survive . . . this quiet man of letters must become a man of action.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780356510811
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 296g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 27 mm

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Senlin Ascends
A bona fide fantasy steampunk masterpiece
A thoroughly absorbing book best classified in the Steampunk sub-genre of fantasy. In fact, the first Steampunk story I've read. Senlin Ascends is set in a... READ MORE
Adrian Hilder
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I usually read just science fiction and this is the first fantasy novel I have read since Lord of the Rings. The main character is a school teacher and his... READ MORE
Will Hughes
Senlin Ascends
Senlin Ascends
Thoroughly entertaining, a romantic 'middle-class' couple go on honeymoon to a special location that does not quite live up to the travel brochure with dis... READ MORE
Jason Barnes
Senlin Ascends
Exciting and Intriguing!
I totally recommend the book. The world created is really unique, the style is good and it is easy to read. The plot is really nice, full of twists. A lot ... READ MORE
Santiago  Freire Perez