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Perdido Street Station

18 Ratings: 3.6
a book by China Mieville

From Publishers Weekly   King Rat (1999), Mi‚ville's much-praised first novel of urban fantasy/horror, was just a palate-teaser for this appetizing, if extravagant, stew of genre themes. Its setting, New Crobuzon, is an audaciously imagined … see full wiki

Author: China Mieville
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher: Del Rey (July 29, 2003)
Date Published: (July 29, 2003)
4 reviews about Perdido Street Station
review by . June 16, 2010
Perdido Street Station is the main hub of New Crobuzon, the place where all the transportation and communication lines of the city converge. It serves as an appropriate metaphor for New Crobuzon and the novel itself, in which converge the various threads of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. New Crobuzon is a city filled with monsters. To the xenophobic, the various races which occupy it--scarab-headed Khepri, amphibuous Vodyanoi, plant-like Catacae, winged Garuda--are just the most obvious …
Quick Tip by . June 18, 2010
One of the most beautiful, phantasmagorical books I've ever read.
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
magical. this story has stayed with me since i've read it. it's enchanting, terrifying and masterfully executed.
review by . November 17, 2008
Perdido Street Station by China Mieville
Wow. What a lushly fantastic book! Perdido Street Station can be compared to a glittering diamond, multi-faceted and riviting and mind-expanding.     China Mieville is a spectacular writer, and artist with an ink-pen rather than paintbrush, but he nevertheless paints out the city of New Crobuzon with vivid detail and fertile imagrey. This book literally took my breath away.     Revealing the barest glimpse of the plot, scientist Isaac Dan der Grimnebulin is …
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