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The Scar (Paperback)

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A colossal fantasy of incredible diversity and spellbinding imagination. A human cargo bound for servitude in exile ...A pirate city hauled across the oceans ...A hidden miracle about be revealed ...These are the ingredients of an astonishing story. It is the story of a prisoner's journey. Of the search for the island of a forgotten people, for the most astonishing beast in the seas, and ultimately for a fabled place - a massive wound in reality, a source of unthinkable power and danger.

Fiction & PoetryFantasyFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 01/05/2011 ISBN-13: 9780330534314  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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China Mieville lives and works in London. He is three-time winner of the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award (Perdido Street Station, Iron Council and The City & The City) and has also won the British Fantasy Award twice (Perdido Street Station and The Scar). The City & The City, an existential thriller, was published in 2009 to dazzling critical acclaim and drew comparison with the works of Kafka and Orwell (The Times) and Philip K. Dick (Guardian). His most recent novel, Kraken, was published in 2010.

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Another stonking speculative novel in the same grimy fantasy world as 'Perdido Street Station' - except this time set in a floating pirate city heading off the edge of the world.. He's clearly riffing off M. John Harrison's 'Viriconium' sequence (in a good way), but with the tentacled influence of H. P. Lovecraft as ever lurking not far below...

- 27/06/2015
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