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King Rat

King Rat
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"King Rat" by China Mieville

9 years, 8 months ago at Feb 21 20:26
Miéville’s strength and one reason for his quick rise to popularity is his writing style. His prose is amazing for someone that has written things that can be seen as science fiction. Sci-fi authors are usually scientists by profession or at heart, and sometimes lack strong writing skills. It doesn’t take long in reading “Perdido Street Station” before you realize how good Miéville is. W... read more
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Description: Amazon.com Review Saul Garamond returns from a journey in late evening and sneaks into his bedroom to avoid a confrontation with his estranged father. He awakes to the intrusion of police and the news that his father has been murdered and he is the number-one suspect. Forgotten in a jail cell, he is freed by a peculiar, stinking, and impossibly strong stranger--only to find rescue may be worse than imprisonment. The plot moves through subterranean and rooftop London quick as a techno beat, as Saul discovers his curious heritage and finds himself marked for death in an age-old secret war among frightful inhuman powers. China Mié ... (more)
Manufacturer: Tor Books
Release date: 6 October 2000
ISBN-10 : 0312890729 | ISBN-13: 9780312890728
Tags: Urban Fantasy (2), Weird Fiction (1), Horror (1), Fiction (1)
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