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The city & the city [electronic resource]. China Mieville.

Mieville, China. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345515667 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: BONUS: This edition contains a The City & The City discussion guide and an excerpt from China Miéville's Kraken.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE SEATTLE TIMES, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. When a murdered woman is found in the city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks to be a routine case for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. To investigate, Borlú must travel from the decaying Beszel to its equal, rival, and intimate neighbor, the vibrant city of Ul Qoma. But this is a border crossing like no other, a journey as psychic as it is physical, a seeing of the unseen. With Ul Qoman detective Qussim Dhatt, Borlú is enmeshed in a sordid underworld of nationalists intent on destroying their neighboring city, and unificationists who dream of dissolving the two into one. As the detectives uncover the dead woman's secrets, they begin to suspect a truth...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Del Rey, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2176 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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