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Railsea - China Miéville, Jonathan Cowley
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4.00 5
Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780307967367 (0307967360)
Publisher: Random House Audio
Minutes: 10
Edition language: English
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Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it
5.0 Railsea
It's Ridley Walker in a steampunk Jaberwocky adventure splashing through Moby Dick. Just read it.
The English Student
The English Student rated it
4.5 Railsea - China Mieville
FUCKING AWESOME. Excuse my French. Mieville is back on form, and now I remember why I liked reading him in the first place. (I say back on form, as if his books were published in the order that I personally read them, but after two crashing disappointments in a row - Kraken and The City and th...
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
3.0 Heading out to sea
I find myself thinking that maybe this was not the place to start with China Mieville.I read Moby Dick ages ago, and while I appreciated it as art, I didn't particularly enjoy reading it. So whatever posessed me to pick this - a young adult, I believe, retelling of that tale I didn't like in the fir...
meganbaxter rated it
Am I allowed to review this book without having read Moby Dick? Because I haven't, as of yet. I know the basic story, in the way that everyone knows the basic story - except mostly I know it through Futurama and the hunting of the Great Brain with whitewash spilled all over it from Tom Sawyer's fenc...
Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense rated it
3.0 Railsea
I think this is another of those books where if I had read it at a different age, I would have loved it. This is the story of Sham, a boy whose guardians place him as a cabin boy on a roving train. He slowly learns the ins and outs of life aboard the moler train and the railsea (analogous to our wha...
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