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Embassytown

Author: China Miéville
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print 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
Awards: Winner of Locus Award Best Science Fiction Novel 2012 (UK)
Short-listed for Nebula Award Best Novel 2012 (UK)
Short-listed for The Arthur C. Clarke Award 2012 (UK)
Short-listed for The Kitschies Red Tentacle Award for Best Novel 2012 (UK)
Short-listed for BSFA Award for Best Novel 2012 (UK)
Short-listed for Hugo Award For Best Novel 2012 (United States)
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PRAISE FOR CHINA MIeVILLE Kraken "The stakes [are] driven high and almost anything can happen. The reader is primed for a memorable payoff, and Mieville more than delivers."--"San Francisco Read more...

 
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