P. Djèlí Clark: Haunting of Tram Car 015 (EBook, 2019, Tom Doherty Associates) 4 stars

Cairo, 1912: The case started as a simple one for the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments …

Djinnpunk baby steps

3 stars

This novella is set after A Dead Djinn in Cairo, the novelette which introduced the Djinnpunk universe Clark would go on to flesh out in A Master of Djinn. It’s slower paced than the novel and you will find not only characters, but wholesale setting descriptions reused in the latter, but that doesn’t detract from either’s qualities as a new and truly original original voice in speculative fiction.