Mister Ron, of Mister Ron’s Basement Podcast, has posted up the first installment of The Steam Man Of The Plains aka The Steam Man Of The Prairies aka The Huge Hunter. Whatever you call it, I think this is the first American Science Fiction novel with a robot! Written by Edward S. Ellis, it was first published in 1868. This is a “dime novel” and kind of a proto-steampunk story, I guess.
Thanks Mr. Ron!
Chapter 1 |MP3|
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[There’s a bunch of cool Steam Man related goodness at Cybernetic Zoo too!]
Posted by Jesse Willis