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The City & The City (Mieville)

As with even the most tentatively sci-fi of novels, the architecture of this one was a bit confusing for me. But for about 2/3 of the novel, I enjoyed the confusion, the questions it raised about cities – the way we live in them, what we see and don’t see, how we create borders, etc.. 52 more words


2017 Hugo Nomination Thoughts: Novellas

Theme I’ve noticed this year—the Hugo ballots more closely match the Nebula ballot than previous years (ignoring the past two years of Puppy-rigged ballots), and no more so is this the case than the Hugo ballot. 331 more words



camerele erau vii, cu celule care au luat culorile curcubeului atunci când am intrat.

China Miéville, Orașul ambasadei


Review: The City & The City by China Miéville

In The City & The City Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad in the Eastern European city of Beszel investigates the murder of a young woman. 453 more words


The City & the City by China Miéville

The City & the City is a standalone novel from China Miéville, which is set in the twin cities of Beszel and Ul Qoma, which exist within the same space. 727 more words


China Mieville - The Last Days of New Paris (2016) BOOK REVIEW

This alternative history/fantasy novella is set in Paris in the year 1950, in which WW2 is still ongoing, and in which Surrealist artworks or ‘manifs’ (short for ‘manifestations’) have come to life and are reaping havoc across the capital. 1,017 more words



un loc complex, cu multe încăperi, formând unghiuri care mă uluiau. Cei care pomeniseră vreodată despre „stăpânirea” mea ar fi râs văzându-mă cum mă împleticeam, literalmente, în încăperea aceea. 31 more words