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The Scar - China Miéville
The Scar
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780333781753 (0333781759)
Publisher: Macmillan,London
Pages no: 800
Edition language: English
Series: New Crobuzon (#2)
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YouKneeK rated it
3.5 Review: The Scar (New Crobuzon Book 2 of 3)
I had mixed feelings about this book but, overall, I liked it. The Scar is the second book in the New Crobuzon series, but it stands alone perfectly well. It has a connection to the first book, but it’s not one you have to understand in order to appreciate the story in the second book. There are a...
The English Student
The English Student rated it
3.5 The Scar - China Mieville
Happy 2015, everyone! For my first finished read of the year, The Scar is...not too shabby. As an indication of the reading year to come, it's pretty darn good. As Mieville's second Bas-Lag novel, it's formally a follow-up to Perdido Street Station, although it's not a sequel in any usual sense....
Traveller rated it
It's hard to avoid politics, and in particular, Mièville's politics when it comes to Bas-lag. In Mièville's Marxist oriented doctoral thesis, [b:Between Equal Rights: A Marxist Theory of International Law|68502|Between Equal Rights A Marxist Theory of International Law|China Miéville|http://d202m5k...
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Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 The Scar
The main focus character of this book is Bellis Coldwine. Tanner Sack, one of the main secondary characters was one of my favourites and I wouldn't mind reading more with him and possibly Uther Doul. The story opens with Bellis running away from New Crobuzon wanting to get away from some enemies...
wealhtheow rated it
Miéville writes beautiful descriptions. Everything else about this book was a slog to get through, from the monologues he has characters give in the midst of battles to the repetitious similes. Another annoying tick: characters had (incredibly obvious) realizations and then spent pages thinking abou...
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