4.15 based on 19121 ratings & 1053 reviews on Goodreads.com

A colossal fantasy of incredible diversity and spellbinding imagination. A human cargo bound for servitude in exile . . .

A pirate city hauled across the oceans . . .

A hidden miracle about be revealed . . .

These are the ingredients of an astonishing story. It is the story of a prisoner's journey. Of the search for the island of a forgotten people, for the most astonishing beast in the seas, and ultimately for a fabled place - a massive wound in reality, a source of unthinkable power and danger.

About China Miéville

China Miéville lives and works in London. He is three-time winner of the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award and has also won the British Fantasy Award twice. The City & The City, an existential thriller, was published to dazzling critical acclaim and drew comparison with the works of Kafka and Orwell and Philip K. Dick. His previous novel, Embassytown, was a first and widely praised foray into science fiction (published in 2011).

Read More

Books by China Miéville

This Census-Taker
This Census-Taker
Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories
Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories
'Tis the Season (Short Reads)
'Tis the Season (Short Reads)
Railsea
Railsea
Embassytown
Embassytown
The City & The City
The City & The City
Kraken
Kraken
King Rat
King Rat
Looking for Jake and Other Stories
Looking for Jake and Other Stories
Iron Council
Iron Council
Perdido Street Station
Perdido Street Station
Un Lun Dun
Un Lun Dun