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City of Stairs

Robert Jackson Bennett


Crown Publishing, 2014.

And here we have a strong contender for my favorite read of 2014.

Blending espionage, magic, theological discussion and a Mieville-esque setting, the… 839 more words

Michael Senft

A Review of China Mieville's "King Rat"

This was my first foray into the mind of Mr. China Mieville, and I must say that, on the whole, it was a pleasant one. Mieville has a creative vocabulary spanning miles. 348 more words


Another 2015 China Miéville project: The Bestiary

As well as June’s short story collection, 2015 will bring another book project involving China Miéville! This one is an anthology called The Bestiary… 197 more words

China Miéville

The Scar, by China Miéville

China Miéville turns his fiendish powers of invention to a tale of the high seas. Reserved, incisive Bellis Coldwine, expert linguist, must flee New Crobuzon due to her associations with political dissidents. 211 more words

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The Curing of a Bibliomaniac Part 8: Light (M. John Harrison, 2002)

Books remaining: 18. Weeks left to read them: 35 (could be worse).

There will always be more in the universe. The will always be more after that. 831 more words


China Miéville's 'Perdido Street Station' - A Review (and an Illustration)

I read The Scar several years before tackling Perdido Street Station, and although I enjoyed it immensely, I always felt I was missing something essential about the series by starting with the second volume.  987 more words

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Cover Lust #32 - Embassytown

Cover Lust #32 – Embassytown by China Mieville

I’m picking on Embassytown because I happen to be reading it at the moment, but in truth, this entire series of covers is just gorgeous. 197 more words

Cover Lust