Crystal Rain (2006) is the debut novel of Caribbean writer Tobias S. Buckell. Buckell calls it his "Caribbean steampunk novel".[1] Although Crystal Rain is a stand-alone novel, Buckell's books Ragamuffin (2007) and Sly Mongoose (2008) are set in the same universe with some recurring characters.

Crystal Rain
First edition
AuthorTobias S. Buckell
IllustratorJeffrey L. Ward
Cover artistTodd Lockwood
CountryUnited States
GenreScience fiction, fantasy
PublisherTor Books
Publication date
February 7, 2006
Media typeHardcover
Followed byRagamuffin 

The book was the third runner up for the Locus Award for Best First Novel 2007 awards.[2][3]

The book has received several reviews.[4]

The novel is set on Nanagadahoodababa, a planet far from Earth.

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  1. ^ "Steampunk and people of color at Tobias Buckell Online". Archived from the original on 2009-06-28. Retrieved 2012-08-10.
  2. ^ "2007 Locus Poll Award". Retrieved 2023-05-10.
  3. ^ "Locus Online News: 2007 Locus Awards Finalists". Retrieved 2023-05-10.
  4. ^ "Title: Crystal Rain". Retrieved 2023-05-10.

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