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Perdido street station [electronic resource]. China Mieville.

Mieville, China. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345464521 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Del Rey, 2003.

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Summary, etc.: BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from China Mieville's Embassytown. Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies New Crobuzon, a squalid city where humans, Re-mades, and arcane races live in perpetual fear of Parliament and its brutal militia. The air and rivers are thick with factory pollutants and the strange effluents of alchemy, and the ghettos contain a vast mix of workers, artists, spies, junkies, and whores. In New Crobuzon, the unsavory deal is stranger to none--not even to Isaac, a brilliant scientist with a penchant for Crisis Theory. Isaac has spent a lifetime quietly carrying out his unique research. But when a half-bird, half-human creature known as the Garuda comes to him from afar, Isaac is faced with challenges he has never before fathomed. Though the Garuda's request is scientifically daunting, Isaac is sparked by his own curiosity and an uncanny reverence for this curious stranger. While...
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Subject: Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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