Review: Gunpowder Alchemy by Jeannie Lin

During the first Opium War, China suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the British Royal Navy. The treaty that followed led to rebellion uprising against an already unpopular regime. In her novel Gunpowder Alchemy, Jeannie Lin reimagines this period of 1842, introducing steampunk elements. She hasn’t altered history (just yet). The Qing NavyContinue reading “Review: Gunpowder Alchemy by Jeannie Lin”