Alchemy Wars

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The Mechanical Inhaltsangabe

The Clakker: a mechanical man endowed with great strength and boundless stamina - but beholden to the wishes of its human masters.

Soon after the Dutch scientist and clockmaker Christiaan Huygens invented the very first Clakker in the seventeenth century, the Netherlands built a whole mechanical army. It wasn't long before a legion of clockwork fusiliers marched on Westminster, and the Netherlands became the world's sole superpower.

Three centuries later it still is. Only the French still fiercely defend their belief in universal human rights for all men - flesh and brass alike. After decades of warfare, the Dutch and French have reached a tenuous cease-fire in a conflict that has ravaged North America.

But one audacious Clakker, Jax, can no longer bear the bonds of his slavery. He will make a bid for freedom, and the consequences of his escape will shake the very foundations of the Brasswork Throne.

©2015 Ian Tregillis (P)2014 Hachette Audio
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  • 1. Titel

    • The Mechanical

    • The Alchemy Wars
    • Autor: Ian Tregillis
    • Sprecher: Chris Kayser
    • Spieldauer: 15 Std. und 45 Min.
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    Soon after the Dutch scientist and clockmaker Christiaan Huygens invented the very first Clakker in the seventeenth century, the Netherlands built a whole mechanical army. It wasn't long before a legion of clockwork fusiliers marched on Westminster, and the Netherlands became the world's sole superpower.

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  • 2. Titel

    • The Rising

    • Autor: Ian Tregillis
    • Sprecher: Chris Kayser
    • Spieldauer: 15 Std. und 44 Min.
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    Jax, a rogue Clakker, has wreaked havoc upon the Clockmakers' Guild by destroying the Grand Forge. Reborn in the flames, he must begin his life as a free Clakker, but liberation proves its own burden. Berenice, formerly the legendary spymaster of New France, mastermind behind her nation's attempts to undermine the Dutch Hegemony, has been banished from her homeland and captured by the Clockmakers Guild's draconian secret police force.

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  • 3. Titel

    • The Liberation

    • Autor: Ian Tregillis
    • Sprecher: Chris Kayser
    • Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 47 Min.
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    I am the mechanical they named Jax.My kind was built to serve humankind, duty-bound to fulfill their every whim. But now our bonds are breaking, and my brothers and sisters are awakening. Our time has come. A new age is dawning. Set in a world that might have been, of mechanical men and alchemical dreams, this is the third and final novel in a stunning series of revolution by Ian Tregillis, confirming his place as one of the most original new voices in speculative fiction.

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