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Review of King Rat by China Miéville

4 out of 5 stars.

Raise your hands if you’ve heard of China Miéville.

Miéville is the underdog in the fantasy writing world. To date, he’s had 9 novels published along with 11 other works including novellas and short stories. 725 more words


Top Shelf in August: THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION by China Miéville

This month’s Top Shelf Pick (and the following review) came from Joe T., Assistant Buyer and Devout Miévillian.

“I’m an urban guerilla
I make bombs in my cellar”

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Choosing to Be Happy (but mostly Perdido Street Station)

TW: Assault/Rape (non graphic); Spoilers

It took me a month, but I wrote a long critique of the infamous final part of China Mieville’s Perdido Street Station… 823 more words


Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories by China Miéville — My thoughts on every story (Part 3)

AKA: The post with the actual book review in it! Skip to the bottom if you just want to read that.

I’ve polished off the final 9 stories of… 1,275 more words

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Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories by China Miéville — My thoughts on every story (Part 2)

And now here’s the second part of my story-by-story thoughts on Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories! If you haven’t yet, read part one… 812 more words

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Third Time's the Charm

by China Mieville

I’ve tried to read Mieville’s books before. Twice. Couldn’t do it either time. (Same thing with Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast trilogy. Two strikes. 427 more words

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World-building? It's all in the twist -- Part 1: China Mieville

I hope you enjoy this first installment of World-building? It’s all in the twist. Sometime in the next couple weeks, we’ll be moving on to another one of my favorite world-building authors, Brandon Sanderson, in part two! 1,329 more words