China Miéville
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China Miéville

China Miéville is the author of King Rat; Perdido Street Station, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the British Fantasy Award; The Scar, winner of the Locus Award and the British Fantasy Award; Iron Council, winner of the Locus Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award; Looking for Jake, a collection of short stories; and Un Lun Dun, his New York Times bestselling book for younger readers. He lives and works in London.

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    • The City & The City

    • By: China Mieville
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,639
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,161

    Casting shades of Kafka and Philip K. Dick, Raymond Chandler and 1984, The City & the City is a murder mystery taken to dazzling metaphysical and artistic heights....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Premise

    • By James on 11-22-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Perdido Street Station

    • By: China Mieville
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 24 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,571
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,317
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,305

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stick with it

    • By Steph on 01-31-13

    Regular price: $51.93

    • October

    • The Story of the Russian Revolution
    • By: China Mieville
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 429
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389

    The renowned fantasy and science fiction writer China Mieville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The 20th Century's New Weird History

    • By Darwin8u on 08-12-17
    • The Story of the Russian Revolution
    • By: China Mieville
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 05-09-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 429 ratings

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Kraken

    • By: China Mieville
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 985
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 689
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 687

    With this outrageous new novel, China Miéville has written one of the strangest, funniest, and flat-out scariest books you will read this—or any other—year....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A New Favorite Author

    • By Caveat Emptor on 10-23-10

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Scar

    • New Crobuzon, Book 2
    • By: China Mieville
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 26 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 575
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 523
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 526

    Aboard a vast seafaring vessel, a band of prisoners and slaves, their bodies remade into grotesque biological oddities, is being transported to the fledgling colony of New Crobuzon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Huge and engrossing

    • By David on 10-04-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Embassytown

    • By: China Mieville
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 846
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 685
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 690

    In the far future, humans have colonized a distant planet, home to sentient beings famed for a language unique in the universe, one that only a few altered human ambassadors can speak....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • must hear to fully appreciate.

    • By Don Gilbert on 01-05-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Railsea

    • By: China Miéville
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 164

    On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Talented Mr Cowley a mismatch for Railsea

    • By H James Lucas on 06-07-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Last Days of New Paris

    • By: China Miéville
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    It's 1941. In the chaos of wartime Marseille, American engineer - and occult disciple - Jack Parsons stumbles onto a clandestine anti-Nazi group, including surrealist theorist André Breton....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Can living artwork die?

    • By Darwin8u on 08-15-16

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Three Moments of an Explosion

    • Stories
    • By: China Miéville
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith, Bruce Mann, Hillary Huber, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 71

    London awakes one morning to find itself besieged by a sky full of floating icebergs. Destroyed oil rigs, mysteriously reborn, clamber from the sea and onto the land....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Surrealist/weird fantasy mindscrews

    • By Ryan on 12-28-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Looking for Jake

    • Stories
    • By: China Miéville
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley, Enn Reitel, Gildart Jackson, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    What William Gibson did for science fiction, China Miéville has done for fantasy, shattering old paradigms with fiercely imaginative works of startling, often shocking, intensity....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Graze Into It

    • By Tim on 07-06-13

    Regular price: $31.50

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