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Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon 1) By China Mieville

Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon 1)
by China Mieville

Brilliantly imaginative urban fantasy on a colossal scale from an award-winning author.
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Winner of the August Derleth award, Perdido Street Station is an imaginative fantasy thriller, and the first of China Mieville's novels set in the world of Bas-Lag. The metropolis of New Crobuzon sprawls at the centre of its own bewildering world. Humans and mutants and arcane races throng the gloom beneath its chimneys, where the rivers are sluggish with unnatural effluent, and factories and foundries pound into the night. For more than a thousand years, the parliament and its brutal militia have ruled over a vast array of workers and artists, spies, magicians, junkies and whores. Now a stranger has come, with a pocketful of gold and an impossible demand, and inadvertently something unthinkable is released. Soon the city is gripped by an alien terror - and the fate of millions depends on a clutch of outcasts on the run from lawmakers and crime-lords alike. The urban nightscape becomes a hunting ground as battles rage in the shadows of bizarre buildings. And a reckoning is due at the city's heart, in the vast edifice of Perdido Street Station. It is too late to escape.

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Sku
GOR003029996
Title
Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon 1)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Year published
Number of pages
880
ISBN 10
0330534238
ISBN 13
9780330534239
Prizes
Winner of The Arthur C. Clarke Award 2001 (UK) Short-listed for Nebula Award Best Novel 2003 (UK) Short-listed for World Fantasy Awards Best Novel 2001 (UK) Short-listed for BSFA Award for Best Novel 2001 (UK) Short-listed for Hugo Award For Best Novel 2002 (United States)
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