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In The Sprawl Of The Outer City The Stench Became Narcotic (China Miéville, ‘Looking For Jake and Other Stories)

In China Miéville’s London there are shadows, and there are shadows. There are the shadows thrown by what we see and what we assume, and what we’re familiar with enough to no longer notice. 1,232 more words

Supernatural Fiction

Un Lun Dun

Un Lun Dun is a magical blend of Alice in Wonderland and Fern Gully. A tale where it’s not the chosen hero who saves the day but the unlikely sidekicks who band together to fight the forces of darkness.  382 more words

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Ghostwriter - Joyce Choice

Daily Prompt- Ghostwriter : If you could have any author –living or dead – write your biography, who would you choose?

I’ve been thinking about this one for a while now, trying to remember whose writing style mezmerized me the first time I’ve got my hand(s) on their book.

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Scurte #331

- Abația lui Dan Doboș va fi transpusă într-o bandă desenată.

HAC!BD, editura din spatele lui “Harap Alb continua”, a anunţat că vor lansa o nouă revistă de benzi desenate. 101 more words

Fantasy

Mixing Up Some Magic

The next category I’ve chosen in Book Battle 2015 is a book with magic. I’ve decided on China Mieville’s Un Lun Dun. This book was recommended to me years ago and for some reason I never picked it up. 206 more words

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Kraken, China Mieville

Billy Harrow is an ordinary squidologist working in the Natural History Museum in London when their giant squid vanishes.  Before he knows what is happening Billy is being hunted through London by a whole range of cults, people with magical powers and some of the most evil assassins known to humanity who all believe, erroneously, that he is some sort of squidly messiah.   433 more words

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The City and The City

By China Mieville

Beszel is a run down concrete jungle on the east coast of Europe, Ul Qoma is a burgeoning corporate boom-town. The two cities simultaneously exist side by side and atop one another like an ancient palimpsest, their edges seeping into one another’s.

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