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ISBN-10:  0345524497
ISBN-13:  978-0345524492
Author:  China Mieville
Publisher:  Del Rey
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review by . May 28, 2011
posted in SF Signal
   Avice Benner Cho thought she was off and away from the strange, distant colony of Embassytown forever. After a difficult upbringing, she became an immerser, directing ships from planet to planet. Her home started to become a memory. But then, in the company of a husband eager to see it, she returns to her home planet, and the titular city of her birth, in time to witness, participate and influence a true revolution of ideas--a revolution in the language of an entire species. Such …
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