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Railsea [electronic resource]. China Mieville.

Mieville, China. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345524546 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: "Other names besides [Herman] Melville's will surely come to mind as you read this thrilling tale--there's Dune's Frank Herbert. . . . But in this, as in all of his works, MiƩville has that special knack for evoking other writers even while making the story wholly his own."--Los Angeles Times On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt: the giant mole bursting from the earth, the harpoonists targeting their prey, the battle resulting in one's death & the other's glory. Spectacular as it is, Sham can't shake the sense that there is more to life than the endless rails of the railsea--even if his captain thinks only of hunting the ivory-colored mole that took her arm years ago. But when they come across a wrecked train, Sham finds something--a series of pictures hinting at something, somewhere, that should be impossible--that leads to considerably more than he'd...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Del Rey, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4227 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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