1 edition of Perdido Street Station found in the catalog.
In the squalid, gothic city of New Crobuzon, a mysterious half-human, half-bird stranger comes to Isaac, a gifted but eccentric scientist, with a request to help him fly, but Isaac"s obsessive experiments and attempts to grant the request unleash a terrifying dark force on the entire city.
|LC Classifications||PR6063.I265 P47 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||623|
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Free download or read online Perdido Street Station pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of this novel was published in , and was written by China Mieville. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists of pages and is available in Mass Market Paperback format.4/5. Oct 24, · A magnificent fantasy rife with scientific splendor, magical intrigue, and wonderfully realized characters, told in a storytelling style in which Charles Dickens meets Neal Stephenson, Perdido Street Station offers an eerie, voluptuously crafted world .
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Feb 17, · Perdido Street Station [China Miéville] on astonmartingo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies New Crobuzon, a squalid city where humans, Re-mades4/5(). 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 Charles4/5(K). Feb 17, · Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon Book 1) - Kindle edition by China Miéville. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon Book 1).Cited by: Feb 27, · Perdido Street Station is a dense book, crowded and alive like the city of New Crobuzon where it's set.
Not necessarily in plotting - while Mieville sets up a large number of plot threads, once that is done they coalesce rapidly, leaving a Perdido Street Station book part of the book with a straightforward narrative/5.
Brilliant, wonderful book -- horrible recording This review concerns the quality of the recording itself. Perdido street station is profound and titillating, no doubt. The recording, however, is terrible.
The narrator is proficient and good with characters, but the *editing* of the audio book is inexcusable. Jul 15, · Buy Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon 1) Main Market by China Miéville (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Perdido Street Station Summary & Study Guide Description.
Perdido Street Station Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. Mar 01, · Perdido Street Station is the second novel published by China Miéville, after the quite brilliant King Rat and again we are within the urban / weird fantasy world.
However where King Rat was set within our own fair city of London, Perdido Street Station takes place within an alternate universe of Bas-Lag, more specifically the squalid 5/5.
Mar 01, · Perdido Street Station is an extraordinary book; a work of enormous imagination fueled by a writing talent that is rare in genre novels. His skills in world-building and his brilliant use of elements from our own various mythologies lend a strange familiarity to the tone of the book.5/5(5).
Tell us a little about your new book PERDIDO STREET STATION. China Mieville: PERDIDO STREET STATION is about a huge, violent city, and the clumsy unfolding of a nightmare inside it. I wanted to write a book that was set in a believable alternative world. It was a world – a city. Doorstopper steampunk fantasy from the author of King Rat ().
In the stinking, teeming, rotting city of New Crobuzon, magic, science, and alchemy all work. Humans, aliens, sentient floor-mops, and other entities even more bizarre maintain an uneasy coexistence; criminals may be sentenced to have their heads grafted on to coal-burning machines.
“Its substance was known to me. The crawling infinity of colours, the chaos of textures that went into each strand of that eternally complex tapestry each one resonated under the step of the dancing mad god, vibrating and sending little echoes of bravery, or hunger, or architecture, or argument, or cabbage or murder or concrete across the aether.
Perdido Street Station by China Mieville and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at astonmartingo.com Apr 03, · 5. Bas-lung – ‘Perdido Street Station’ by China Meiville. Weird doesn’t even begin to describe this novel, but it’s a strong place to start.
Author China Meiville decided to chuck seemingly everything and the kitchen sink into his world, a city called Bas-Lung, in.
Perdido Street Station is a long book, which doesn't get straight to the point (or the action), but for the most part that's for the best. It's generally the more focussed scenes -- Isaac's experiments, Lin's art, the garuda's pain, as well as the glimpses of the other life-forms and -styles -- that are the most interesting.
Jan 01, · Perdido Street Station NPR coverage of Perdido Street Station by China Mieville. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. This summary of Perdido Street Station includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included.
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This book reminds me of Scott Lynch's The Lies of Locke Lamora. Both books are urban fantasy, though Perdido Street Station takes place in a belching pit of urban squalor while Locke Lamora's city is more Venician-Victorian fantastic.
Both came highly recommended by numerous people%(). The first time I read China Mieville’s Perdido Street Station, I was not only confused, I was repelled. Too much was happening in a rank, unpleasant world where everything seemed to end badly for everyone.
I kept the book only because I’d paid good money for it. A few years later, I read it again. Maybe it was because this time I was determined to understand what was happening, or maybe it. May 06, · Winner of the August Derleth award, Perdido Street Station is an imaginative fantasy thriller, and the first of China Mieville's novels set in the world of Bas-Lag.
The metropolis of New Crobuzon sprawls at the centre of its own bewildering world.4/5(K). PERDIDO STREET STATION is quite an astonishing fantasy tale that is must reading for genre fans. The story line is incredibly creative, satirical, and witty though some key characters are overwhelmed by the sheer scope of the plot.
The underlying science is written intelligently yet never slows down an action-packed, exciting plot.Perdido Street Station Summary. Readers with a grasp of quantum mechanics would do well to brush up on the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle before tackling this book.
Those without need to know that modern physics believes the act of observing subatomic particles changes their properties and behavior.A magnificent fantasy rife with scientific splendor, magical intrigue, and wonderfully realized characters, told in a storytelling style in which Charles Dickens meets Neal Stephenson, Perdido Street Station offers an eerie, voluptuously crafted world that will plumb the depths of every reader's imagination.