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Embassytown by China Mieville.. Science fiction that is smart and curious really probes the human condition in a magical way. This is that kind of book. Daring and emotionally powerful.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Embassytown is a fully achieved work of art…Works on every level, providing compulsive narrative, splendid intellectual rigour and risk, moral sophistication, fine verbal fireworks and sideshows, and even the old-fashioned satisfaction of watching a protagonist become more of a person than she gave promise of being."

Ursula Le Guin

"The Kafkaesque writer journeys to the distant edges of the universe in his latest sci-fi thriller."

Entertainment Weekly

Author bio: China Mieville lives and works in London. His first novel, King Rat, was published in 1998, Perdido Street Station (winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the British Fantasy Award) followed in 2000, The Scar (winner of the British Fantasy Award) in 2002, Iron Council in 2004 (winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award), and Looking for Jake and Other Stories in 2006 More information can be found here: http://www.fantasybookreview.co.uk/China-Mieville/biography.html

Book Details: General Fiction; (368 pp. Cereberatory: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

Publisher Website: http://www.randomhouse.com/book/206876/embassytown-by-china-mieville

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