The Japanese Devil Fish Girl and Other Unnatural Attractions

by Robert Rankin
The Japanese Devil Fish Girl and Other Unnatural Attractions (Japanese Devil Fish Girl #1) - Robert Rankin 6.00   1

Robert Rankin's Far-Fetched-Fictional Steampunk sequel to THE WAR OF THE WORLDS!

The pickled Martian's tentacles are fraying at the ends and Professor Coffin's Most Meritorious Unnatural Attraction (the remains of the original alien autopsy, performed by Sir Frederick Treves at the London Hospital) is no longer drawing the crowds. It's 1895; nearly a decade since Mars invaded Earth, chronicled by H.G. Wells in THE WAR OF THE WORLDS. Wrecked Martian spaceships, back-engineered by Charles Babbage and Nikola Tesla, have carried the Queen's Own Electric Fusiliers to the red planet, and Mars is now part of the ever-expanding British Empire.

The less-than-scrupulous sideshow proprietor likes Off-worlders' cash, so he needs a sensational new attraction. Word has reached him of the Japanese Devil Fish Girl; nothing quite like her has ever existed before.

But Professor Coffin's quest to possess the ultimate showman's exhibit is about to cause considerable friction amongst the folk of other planets. Sufficient, in fact, to spark off Worlds War Two.


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Release date September 9, 2010
Details updated August 27, 2022

Japanese Devil Fish Girl :: Series

Series contains 4 primary works and has 5 total works.

The Japanese Devil Fish Girl and Other Unnatural Attractions (Japanese Devil Fish Girl #1) 6.00   1
The Mechanical Messiah and Other Marvels of the Modern Age (Japanese Devil Fish Girl #2) 5.00   1
The Educated Ape and Other Wonders of the Worlds (Japanese Devil Fish Girl #3) N/A
The Chickens of Atlantis and Other Fowl and Filthy Fiends (Japanese Devil Fish Girl #4) N/A
Alice on Mars 9.00   1

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