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London calling: Kate Griffin’s A Madness of Angels

I feel I’ve come rather late to the fair with Kate Griffin’s sorcerers-in-London series, since the first one came out in 2009. I was looking stupidly at… 752 more words



trenurile care intră în Londra sosesc aidoma unor corăbii care plutesc peste acoperișuri. Trec printre turnurile care se înalță spre cer precum niște bestii marine cu gât lung și printre uriașele rezervoare de combustibil care lâncezesc între buruieni asemenea unor balene. 128 more words


China Mieville Water Colour Portrait

Last week, I’ve posted a Hemingway water colour portrait and asked my readers if they have any other suggestions for a literary portrait since I have ‘a thing’for that. 74 more words


Embassytown - China Miéville: A Review

Date finished: April 15th 2016

I always say that China Miéville’s talent is for coming up with concepts far beyond the imagination of any other author I’ve read.  759 more words





I’ve been doing my bit recently to help keep public libraries open by stocking up on novels at Bristol Central Library. One of the books I finished in the past few weeks was China Miéville’s… 725 more words


Embassytown by China Mieville

This novel was recommended to me by my current roommate, for whom it was required reading in English this term. She loved it, and I agree! 706 more words

Quotable Moments from Embassytown

“This is what I excelled at: the life-technique of aggregated skill, luck, laziness and chutzpah that we call floaking.”

– Avice Benner Cho, Embassytown, China Mieville…

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