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(Perdido Street Station) [PDF/EPUB] ✓ China Miéville


Perdido Street Station

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N noted that I ll give at least four stars to any fantasy from the Italian Renaissance and yet arely give than least four stars to any fantasy from the Italian Renaissance and yet arely give than for anything written since the nineteen sixties Some have accused me of a staunch prejudice in period but lo it is not soI eally love the fantasy genre but the corollary of this is that I hate most fantasy books because Of How They Mistreat how they mistreat which I love Whenever I am called to task for loving old books and despising new ones I give a silent than Lots of people like to accuse China Mi ville of writing with a thesaurus open next to his laptop How else to explain the freuent appearance of ossified salubrious susurrus and inveigled within the 623 pages of Perdido Street Station Ok so you can maybe argue that if you write a 250000 word book probably less than six of those words should be palimpsest but eally I just think he s a smart guy who carefully controls his proseSo the language in The City The City is stripped down and spare because he is The Widow's Lawman riffing on detective novel tropes Kraken is littered with pop cultureeferences as he turns modern urban fantasy upside down And Perdido Street Station is dripping with ichor grotesuely ornate nouveau Victorian prose because that s the kind of book this is dude clearly The Story Within read a lot of HP Lovecraft speaking of which if you think this is hard toead just try a few paragraphs of that If you don t want to ead something over the top generally safe to say don t ead something by China Mi ville As Roger Ebert likes to say this one goes so far over the top it circumnavigates the top and doubles back on itselfShit I don t mean to swear but if you are going to God Gave Me a Mulligan: A Journalist's Life in War and Peace read this one you better beeady for some shit and some shitting and things that have Elephant Slaves and Pampered Parrots: Exotic Animals in Eighteenth-Century Paris recently shat I swear the only book with shat than this book is bookthis book 6426609 how else would you have him describe New Crobuzon A wasted diseased dark nightmare metropolis where an entire neighborhood huddles in the shadows of the skinlessibcage of some ancient felled beast where a gruff The American Academic Profession: Transformation in Contemporary Higher Education race of living cactus people inhabits a massive filthy greenhouse where the polluted watersun thick with eyeless corpses and surgically altered criminals and wingless bird men wander the streets Oh these words are too big What is going on Ok here you go The dirty city was brown The brown water The Rise and Fall of the Biopsychosocial Model: Reconciling Art and Science in Psychiatry ran brownly past the dirty brown banks A brown skinned man in a dirty brown trenchcoat walked brownly through the dirty brown lightI m not saying you are dumb if you don t like this I am saying I like this The world of Bas Lag is like no place I ve been before so I don t want to hear it described with a bunch of words I hear all the time You don t even have to know what they all mean Think about the word susurrus How does that make you feel I could have said a whispering sound but things don t make whispering sounds in New Crobuzon they make susurrus ones Trust me this is some salubriously ossified vocabularyShould I talk about you know the plot I don t think so I didn t know anything about this going in except that it was set in a big gross city and probably it was going to be hard toead it wasn t In broad strokes though it s nuts which you know to expect if you have The Arena: An Offering to Contemporary Monasticism read one of this guy s books before If you haven t had any good ideas lately possibly it is because China Mi ville has been slinking into your bedroom wraith like to feast on your dreams conceptual spoiler alert Seriously I haveead four of his books now and three of them are densely packed with enough cool concepts to fill at least twice that many normal books There is a eason this dude coined a new genreFor all the muchness on display for all of this book s wandering threads and oh this would be cool pit stops it s immensely eadable and you know uite thoughtful I mean for a book with a sadistic eight legged scissor happy deus ex machinarachnid who talks in poetry and all caps If you can find another book that manages to cram a genuinely well developed sociological argument for Maxrism into the basic plot of Aliens on mushrooms well let me know I ll A Kangaroo's Life read that too Facebook 30 Day Book Challenge Day 11 Book from your favorite author. DMiéville crosses genres and delves deeply into his imaginativeesources dealing with the nature of beauty hell science and love The author s strengths as a storyteller lie in his ability to take the eader smoothly from fantastical elements and social ideology to abhorrent science fantasy in an inviting manner The landscape here is incredibly brutal and strange but we are immediately drawn into the eerie and unearthly details of life in New Crobuzon The dark splendor of the city itself is a brilliant and convincing contrivance Miéville's bizarre and imaginative characters are as pleasantly puzzling as they are engaging making each a significant part of the greater fabric of this weird and enticing world Wildly inventive droll and at times farcical Perdido Street Station is a fine addition to a body of work that is already filled with captivating daring and evocative novels Tom Piccirilli. Lowing Reviews Now That is Most Uncommon Indeed Crappy Non Review is SSIJDaBwaSARaGRNTiMUICNR this story could have been wrondrously wondrous Only that it wasn t Oh well Pre Filosofía e inmanencia review nonsenseListening to 242 hours of this book felt like losing 30 years of my life Patting my little self on the exoskeleton for DNFing the fish out of it I mean had that not been the case I m pretty sure I would have gone extinct before getting to the 50% mark Full Phew Bloody Stinking Fish That Was Close This One Nearly Did Me In and Stuff Crappy Non Review PBSFTWCTONDMIaSCNR to come my dear Perdido Street Stationperhaps it is fated not to be or perhaps i need to grow a bit until i am able to understand and appreciate your uniue charms but for now i am just noteady please don t take this personally i promise that i shall try you out again sometime perhaps soon too many people love you and they love you too too much for me to give up on you altogether i will admit that my first impression was off putting the way you talked and gestured and sought attention only created annoyance way you talked and gestured and sought attention only created annoyance still i was determined to soldier on knowing of the wonders that many others have enjoyed in your embrace i thought that there must be something there some uality underneath all of the affectation and all of the almost desperate attempts to dazzle and to provoke i felt confident that beneath all of the The Monacan Indian Nation of Virginia: The Drums of Life ruffles andibbons and silky trifles and shiny buttons that there would be something interesting and of value buried down deep but as i undressed you instead of a warm beating heart i found only ococo haberdashery there was no there therebut you know once i felt the same way about samuel delany about onald firbank and lo behold i now admire them both i Murder in Gutenthal respondather uickly to their bold instigations their often sharp tongues their secretly dreamy temperaments it just took time and i m sure yours will come as well but not now i simply haven t the energy or patience to get to know you and i am certain in the end my affection must mean little to you Perdido you are too beloved by all to be wounded too deeply by this minor affront please do forgive my One of Our Thursdays Is Missing rash bout of grappling and its abrupt finish this lectio interruptus i take fullesponsibility this i do promise to be continued we will once again tumble into each other s arms hoping for some kind of delight or satisfaction this evening was simply not meant to be the housekeeper will take care of the sheets and mess please do me a kind favor and take your leave through the servants entrance til the time of our sweet On the Field of Glory: an Historical Novel of the Time of King John Sobieski reunionyoursmark monday A brilliant page turnerFirst of all any book that begins with a uote from Philip K Dick is alright in my book and promises a great story to come This promise was kept with interest Perdido Street Station by China Mieville is to steampunk weird fiction as Neuromancer was to cyberpunk it is the definitive benchmark An urbane nightmarish fantasy Perdido Street Station is similar to Mieville s The City and the City but where the later novel was Monte Python absurd PSS is Charles Dickens steam punk chic blending elements of brilliant characterization with fantastic settings and all under the umbrella of Mieville s outrageously creative imagination Mieville makes freuent and entertaining use of simile and metaphor to color his landscape but may turn a little too often to the thesaurus though the five dollar words don t annoy butather add to the cacophony of detail created Reminiscent of HP Lovecraft with his occult sualid lurid depictions of an ancient Lassie Come-Home rotting but still surviving civilization theeader can also glimpse a Robert A Heinlein influence as the Weaver shares many similarities to Heinlein s Martian Old Ones Like The City the City Mieville s best characterization is the city itself and the arcane world beyond Mieville has summoned up a fantasy world that teems with life and amazing detail This book is uniue and incomparable to other works Mieville has demonstrated that he is a trendsetter a vanguard of a new literature My friends call me Senex The Old Man because of my taste in fantasy or they would if I had any It s often bee. Rimnebulin seeks to verify his unified theory that will link alchemy biology and mechanics into what he calls crisis energy He is visited by the wealthy Yagharek who belongs to the Garuda a The People from the Sea race capable of flight Yagharek though has had his wings cut from him as punishment for an obscure crime and he seeks assistance from Isaac toecapture his ability to fly Isaac engages in wild experimentation as he tries to help growing and obsessive in his lab while he delves deeper into magic and fantastic technology He gathers together numerous flying creatures and imprisons a mysterious giant caterpillar that feeds on a hallucinogen giving it the ability to induce nightmares in others and steal their dreams When the caterpillar metamorphoses and escapes the lab it terrorizes the denizens of New Crobuzon leaving its victims mindless zombies and bringing the full wrath of Parliament down on Isaac s hea. ,


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    Download Ì PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ China Miéville (Perdido Street Station) [PDF/EPUB] ✓ China Miéville China Miéville ✓ 4 Read & Download To paraphrase Pratchett There's a saying that all roads lead to Ankh Morpork New Crobuzon And it's wrong All roads lead away from Ankh Morpork New Crobuzon but sometimes people walk along them the wrong wayA stunning image of New Crobuzon from A word of warning if you read only for the story and plot this book is not for you Yes there is an interesting storyline with mystery and danger and love and betrayal but it is n

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    Read Perdido Street Station (Perdido Street Station) [PDF/EPUB] ✓ China Miéville China Miéville ✓ 4 Read & Download This Steampunk meets New Weird meets Cyberpunk meets Fantasy novel has so many themes that I'm not even going to try to give it full credit with some sort of synopsis I'm rather just going to talk about various aspects of the book as I go along with my reviewThe way I felt when I finished the novel I wanted to g

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    Read Perdido Street Station (Perdido Street Station) [PDF/EPUB] ✓ China Miéville My friends call me Senex 'The Old Man' because of my taste in fantasy or they would if I had any It's often been noted that I'll give at least four stars to any fantasy from the Italian Renaissance and yet rarely give than two for any

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    China Miéville ✓ 4 Read & Download (Perdido Street Station) [PDF/EPUB] ✓ China Miéville I feel like I've been reading this book forever It's long largely unstructured and I never became particularly invested i

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    (Perdido Street Station) [PDF/EPUB] ✓ China Miéville The universe got stuck in the age of steam And in this bizarro universe a lot of bizarro creatures do a lot of bizarro deedsThe clouds swirled in the city’s filthy microclimate It seemed as if all of New Crobuzon’s weather was formed by a massive gradual crawling hurricane that centred around the city’s heart the enormous mongrel building that suatted at the core of the commercial zone known as The Crow the coagulate of miles of railw

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    Read Perdido Street Station Download Ì PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ China Miéville China Miéville ✓ 4 Read & Download my dear Perdido Street Stationperhaps it is fated not to be or perhaps i need to grow a bit until i am able to understand and appreciate your uniue charms but for now i am just not ready please don't take this personally i promise that i shall try you out again sometime perhaps soon too many people love you and they love you too t

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    Read Perdido Street Station (Perdido Street Station) [PDF/EPUB] ✓ China Miéville WARNING This review probably contains some but not many spoilers so you may not want to read this if you haven’t read Perdido Street Station yet This review also contains plenty of vulgarity Please don't read this if you do not want to see the f and other words ThanksMe reading my review I decided to read this on SoundCloud since BirdBrian has turned me into a recorded voice madman You can listen right here i

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    Read Perdido Street Station (Perdido Street Station) [PDF/EPUB] ✓ China Miéville Download Ì PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ China Miéville ☠ DNF at 11% Go me and stuffYet another overhyped book with a cult following bites the dust Yay I obviously read this one wrong Or

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