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Nick O'Donohoe


The Gnomewrench

The Gnomewrench — (1999-2000) Publisher: At the height of World War II, Grady Cavanaugh, a young American engineer and draft reject working for an industrial furnace manufacturer in New England, receives an odd order that leads him to the discovery of an incredible underground world populated by dwarves in which magic is all too real.

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The Gnomewrench in the Dwarfworks: great idea, poor execution

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The Gnomewrench in the Dwarfworks by Nick O'Donohoe

Set during World War II, The Gnomewrench in the Dwarfworks concerns a young man who works at an industrial plant selling furnaces for war production. When he gets an order for a furnace sized for someone who is only three feet tall, he investigates and discovers that there are dwarves supplying the American military with some of their most essential war machinery.

The Gnomewrench in the Dwarfworks has a brilliant premise: what if the success of the American war machine in World War II depends upon a small band of dwarves being able to keep themselves hidden, and also protected from their historic enemy, the gnomes?

Unfortunately the book falters on execution. Plagued by an overabundance of loosely differentiated characters, the story kind of meanders along, resembling a ... Read More

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