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A Spectre Haunting Europe
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A Spectre Haunting Europe (Hardback)

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The great writer of 'weird fiction' gives us his brilliant reading of the modern world's most controversial and enduring political document.



In 1848 a strange political tract was published by two emigres from Germany. Marx and Engels's apocalyptic vision of an insatiable system that penetrates every corner of the world, reduces every relationship to that of profit, and bursts asunder the old forms of production and of politics, is still a picture of a recognisable world, our world, and the vampiric energy of the system is once again highly contentious.



The Manifesto is a text that shows no sign of fading into antiquarian obscurity. Its ideas animate in different ways the work of writers like Yanis Varoufakis, Adam Tooze, Naomi Klein and the journalist Owen Jones.



China Mieville is not a writer who has been hemmed in by conventional notions of expertise or genre, and this is a strikingly imaginative take on Marx and what his most haunting book has to say to us today.



This is a book haunted by ghosts, sorcery and creative destruction.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical ideologiesMarxism & CommunismHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: Head of Zeus Publication Date: 04/11/2021 ISBN-13: 9781786692030  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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China Mieville has received numerous awards for his writing, including the Arthur C. Clarke Award (three times), the British Fantasy Award (twice), and the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (four times). His novels include Perdido Street Station, King Rat, Un Lun Dun, The City & The City, Railsea and The Last Days of New Paris. He has also written a narrative history of the Bolshevik Revolution, October.

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