Gaslamp Fantasy

Gaslamp fantasy (also known as gaslight fantasy or gaslight romance) is a sub-genre of both fantasy and historical fiction. Generally speaking, this particular realm of fantasy employs either a Victorian or Edwardian setting. The gaslamp fantasy genre is not to be confused with steampunk, which usually has more of a super-science edge and uchronic tone.

Gaslamp fantasy also differs from classical Victorian/Edwardian faerie or pure fantasy in the J.R.R. Tolkien or Lewis Carroll style or from historical crime-novels in the Anne Perry or June Thomson style by the supernatural elements, themes, an
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Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1)
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories, #1)
The Dark Days Club (Lady Helen, #1)
The Night Circus
The Sweet Far Thing (Gemma Doyle, #3)
Newt's Emerald
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Iron Wyrm Affair (Bannon & Clare, #1)
The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter (The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club, #1)
The Hanged Man (Her Majesty's Psychic Service, #1)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna ClarkeSoulless by Gail CarrigerStardust by Neil GaimanThe Golem and the Jinni by Helene WeckerSorcery & Cecelia by Patricia C. Wrede
Gaslamp Fantasy
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