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Perdido Street Station - Elisa Villa, China Miéville
Perdido Street Station
by: (author) (translator)
4.50 5
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788834718209 (8834718208)
Publisher: Fanucci
Pages no: 774
Edition language: Italian
Series: New Crobuzon (#1)
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Free Square
This is a re-read for my RL book club as well. This is the second time I have read Perdido Street Station. I enjoyed it far more this time. The first time I read it, I gave it three stars. Now, it's four. It is a weird novel that would also work for the cryptozoologist square. It traces the...
TwistedAlyce rated it
2.0 Perdido Street Station
I listened to the audio version of this book.Firstly, I believe over 40% of this book could have been left out. A huge amount was spent on narrative that was not needed nor help progress the story. I found it to cause confusion at times, also the book jumped from character to character with no clear...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
5.0 Perdido Street Station
Perdido Street Station is the hub of rail traffic in New Crobuzon, and home to foreign embassies. It is a monstrous building, immense in scale, that is astounding even in a city as ancient and crowded and industrial as New Crobuzon. The novel establishes the civilization: a melting pot of species an...
kingsoupnut rated it
Ridiculously imaginative. The book you can really split into two parts. The first half builds the characters of Isaac, Lin and Yagharek. You feel as though the story will be based around the quest of Yagharek to regain flight through Isaac, the mad scientist and main character. However with the seco...
YouKneeK rated it
4.0 Review: Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon Book 1 of 3)
Perdido Street Station seemed like a sort of odd but mostly-effective blending of genres. After finishing the book I found that a lot of people classify it as steampunk. This was my first experience with steampunk, so I can’t say if this is a unique specimen or not, but it was definitely unique in...
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