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This Census-Taker - China Miéville
This Census-Taker
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In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a traumatic event. He tries - and fails - to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he dreams of safety, of joining the other children in the town below, of escape.When at last a stranger knocks at his door, the boy senses... show more
In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a traumatic event. He tries - and fails - to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he dreams of safety, of joining the other children in the town below, of escape.When at last a stranger knocks at his door, the boy senses that his days of isolation might be over. But by what authority does this man ke
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781509812141 (1509812148)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 140
Edition language: English
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I found myself bouncing off this one. As always will Mieville, I feel that when I don't enjoy it it's as much about me as the book itself. A few more thoughts.
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