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Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories - A Review

Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories

Finished the last bit of China Miéville’s new collection, Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories, yesterday afternoon. I think the most succinct way I could explain how I feel is that I’ve been conned, but it was so effective that I don’t mind. 718 more words


SFF180's video review of This Census-Taker

There’s one more review of China Miéville’s new novella that I want to share, this time by the excellent Youtube book reviewer Thomas Wagner, on… 174 more words

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The City & The City by China Mieville

I had heard a lot of hype about this book but it really did live up to it. It’s very easy to call something Kafka-esque but this did remind me of The Castle or at least the first third of it that I have read a number of times! 240 more words


Tempest In The Fandom

This is “Howard,” a bronze bust of H.P. Lovecraft by Gahan Wilson. Since 1975, this funny and slightly grotesque statue, equally lacking both pathos and irony was a trophy of the… 653 more words


Dial H: A Graphic Novel Review.

I’ve long been a fan of China Miéville’s work. Not that it’s always easy to read, mind you. Long, convoluted plot lines, outlined in jagged paragraphs, with incredible characters in mind-blowing circumstances and made-up worlds. 423 more words

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A Tale Of Two Cities

China Miéville’s “The City and the City” is a tale of two intricately entwined city-states (like the polities that existed in ancient Greece): Beszél and Ul Qoma. 1,078 more words


The first reviews of This Census-Taker are starting to appear

I’ll keep it quick: advance copies have been out for a few weeks, and some reviews of the long-awaited new novella by China Miéville are finally trickling onto the net. 227 more words

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