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The scar

Author: China Miéville
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aboard a vast seafaring vessel, a band of prisoners and slaves, their bodies remade into grotesque biological oddities, is being transported to a fledgling colony of New Crobuzon. They are joined by a handful of travelers, each with a reason for fleeing the city. When the ship is beseiged by pirates on the Swollen Ocean, the senior officers are executed. The surviving passengers are brought to Armada, a city  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: China Miéville
ISBN: 0333781740 9780333781746 0333781759 9780333781753
OCLC Number: 49692277
Awards: Short-listed for Arthur C. Clarke Award 2003
Description: 603 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: China Miéville.

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This is the story of a prisoner's jounrey. The search for the island of a forgotten people, for the most astonishing beast in the seas, and ultimately for a fabled place - a massive wound in reality,  Read more...

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The reaction to China Mi ville's Perdido Street Station was remarkable: few books in the SF and fantasy field achieve the acclaim of this dark masterpiece. Its seaborne successor is rich with the Read more...

 
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