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Perdido Street Station by China Mieville (TPB 1st Ed.)
  • Perdido Street Station by China Mieville (TPB 1st Ed.)

Perdido Street Station by China Mieville (TPB 1st Ed.)

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Hard-to-find 1st edition trade paperback. From the bestselling author of The Scar and Looking for Jake, China Mieville.


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Format: Trade paperback

Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf /storage wear, unread overstock copy

Size: 6.0"x9.0"

Status: Very hard to almost-impossible to find true 1st edition trade paperback

"Mieville moves effortlessly into the first division of those who... define and create the fiction of the coming century."- Neil Gaiman

Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies the city of New Crobuzon, where the unsavory deal is stranger to no one- not even to Isaac, a gifted and eccentric scientist who has spent a lifetime quietly carrying out his unique research. But when a half-bird, half-human creature known as the Garuda comes to him from afar, Isaac is faced with challenges he has never before encountered. Though the Garuda's request is scientifically daunting, Isaac is sparked by his own curiosity and an uncanny reverence for this curious stranger. Soon an eerie metamorphosis will occur that will permeate every fiber of New Crobuzon- and not even the Ambassador of Hell will challenge the malignant terror it evokes.

"[THIS] NOVEL ROCKED MY WORLD... An action-packed thriller with high literary production values. A sprawling, vastly ambitious, exquisitely executed science fiction fantasy with the best possible ending: You want more, more, more."- Salon.com "Compulsively readable... There are scenes here that.. are impossible to expunge from memory."- The Washington Post Book World