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The city & the city

Author: China Mieville
Publisher: London : Pan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the body of a murdered woman is found in the extraordinary city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks like a routine case for Inspector Tayador Borlu of the Extreme Crime Squad. But as he probes, the evidence begins to point to conspiracies far stranger, and more deadly, than anything he could have imagined. Soon his work puts him and those he cares about in danger. Borlu must travel to the only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: China Mieville
ISBN: 9780330534192 033053419X
OCLC Number: 728078448
Notes: Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2009.
Awards: Winner of The Arthur C. Clarke Award 2010 (UK)
Winner of Locus Award Best Fantasy Novel 2010 (UK)
Winner of World Fantasy Awards Best Novel 2010 (UK)
Winner of The Kitschies Red Tentacle Award for Best Novel 2010 (UK)
Winner of BSFA Award for Best Novel 2010 (UK)
Winner of Hugo Award For Best Novel 2010 (United States)
Short-listed for Nebula Award Best Novel 2010 (UK)
Description: 373 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: China Mieville.

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