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Science Fiction and Fantasy’s Love Affair With Airships

There are lots of ways for characters to travel in science fiction stories: spaceship, wormhole, and teleportation to name a few. All of these are useful for getting characters to move across long distances in a hurry. But from the days of early science fiction (before mankind mastered the power of flight) to the steampunk books found on shelves today, a particular method has persisted as being one of the most beloved modes of transport: the airship

Fancy the airship, do you? This week at the Kirkus Reviews blog, I look at Science Fiction and Fantasy’s Love Affair With Airships.

About John DeNardo (13012 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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