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Embassytown

Author: China Miéville
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2011
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Avice Benner Cho, a human colonist on a distant planet populated by the Ariekei, sentient beings famed for their unique language, returns to Embassytown after many years of deep space exploration to find she has become a living simile in the Ariekei language even though she cannot speak it, and she is torn by competing loyalties when hostilities erupt between humans and aliens
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: China Miéville
ISBN: 9780230750760 0230750761 9780230754317 0230754317
OCLC Number: 769982453
Notes: Originaludgave: 2011
Description: 404 sider

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Avice Benner Cho, a human colonist on a distant planet populated by the Ariekei, sentient beings famed for their unique language, returns to Embassytown after many years of deep space exploration to find she has become a living simile in the Ariekei language even though she cannot speak it, and she is torn by competing loyalties when hostilities erupt between humans and aliens

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