On the 24th May, we are thrilled to be publishing in hardback and ebook RAILSEA, the new novel from the prodigious imagination of China Miéville. A railfaring adventure story that follows Sham Yes ap Soorap, an apprentice moletrain doctor, aboard the moletrain Medes, travelling the endless rails of the railsea hunting one of the world's most feared and legendary moldywarpes. railsea-rhb-mieville_1

A novel to be enjoyed by young adults and older readers alike, it includes brilliant original illustrations by China himself.

You can be among the first to read the prologue and first chapter of RAILSEA by reading an extract here.

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