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Review: The Scar by China Mieville

Although in some ways this novel is better plotted than ‘Perdido Street Station,’ (which is not to say that it doesn’t drag in parts) I will always have a soft place in my heart for Mieville’s Bas Lag debut despite its comparative clunkiness. 108 more words

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Nobel Laureates call for a Military Embargo on Israel

As the IDF bombs the captive civilian population of Gaza for the third time in six years, and initiates a ground invasion of the besieged territory, BWISP members John Berger, Selma Dabbagh, Ghada Karmi, Nur Masalha, China Mieville and Robin Yassin-Kassab have joined the… 1,014 more words

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WWW Wednesdays 7/16/14

WWW Wednesdays is a meme created by Should Be Reading. It focuses on answering the following three sentences.

What are you currently reading? 

   As usual I’m juggling a few books at a time, but my focus is currently completely on the Kate Daniels books by Ilona Andrews. 180 more words

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The City and the City

The Short Version: Inspector Tyador Borlú is a policeman in Besźel, the odd twin city of Ul Qoma.  The two cities overlap one another, fractured at some point by unknown forces – and it is a crime to see those in the other city, even if they are right next to you on the street.   1,204 more words

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TFG's Book of the Month for June: The City and the City by China Miéville

The City and the City Face to Face Book Discussion Details:

  • Date: June 28, 2014
  • Place: Balboa, Shangri-la Plaza, Mandaluyong City
  • Time: 3 PM to 6 PM…
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China Miéville's flash fiction index (including a new piece!)

If you aren’t already aware, China Miéville has a blog called rejectamentalist manifesto on which he posts all manner of essays, thoughts, photos, drawings and ephemera; including, from time-to-time, ultra-short fiction (also known as flash fiction). 98 more words

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Perdido Street Station by China Mieville

RATING: 4/5

TITLE: PERDIDO STREET STATION

AUTHOR: CHINA MIEVILLE

SERIES: BAS-LAG 01

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One of the most impressive feats of imagination you’ll ever experience. 878 more words

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