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Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag)

Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag)
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6 years, 11 months ago at Dec 23 17:33
I have to admit I was nervous about approaching this book again. I had started reading it years ago, but didn't get far. This time, I kept going, and I'm glad I did. Perdido Street Station is a intensely descriptive book filled with so much detail about New Crobuzon and its inhabitants. Woven throughout is the story of Isaac and his quest to help Yagharek fly and what that quest ultimately leads t... read more
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Website: Amazon
Manufacturer: Del Rey
Release date: 29 July 2003
ISBN-10 : 0345459407 | ISBN-13: 9780345459404
Sci-fi (2), Steampunk (2), Fantasy (1), Series (1), New Crobuzon (1), Urban Fantasy (1), SF (1)
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"First in Series Followed by: The Scar, Iron Council 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 noneā€”not even to Isaac, a"


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My thoughts

“I have to admit I was nervous about approaching this book again. I had started reading it years ago, but didn't get far. This time, I kept going, and I'm glad I did. Perdido Street Station is a intensely descriptive book filled with so much detail about New Crobuzon and its inhabitants. Woven throughout is the story of Isaac and his quest to help Yagharek fly and what that quest ultimately leads to. It'll be a while before the images of this book leave me and I look forward to reading the next book in the series, The Scar.” read more