The Scar

The Scar China Miéville 2004
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5 4 1 8/10 PAPERBACK FICTION English 608 Del Rey 0345460014 9780345460011

A mythmaker of the highest order, China Miéville has emblazoned the fantasy novel with fresh language, startling images, and stunning originality. Set in the same sprawling world of Miéville’s Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning novel, Perdido Street Station, this latest epic introduces a whole new cast of intriguing characters and dazzling creations.

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Critic Reviews

Guardian Steven Poole

Once the novel settles down after its ill-judged beginning, Miéville begins to construct an intriguing plot of espionage and deceit.

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The Independent Kim Newman

A feat of the imagination

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San Francisco Chronicle Michael Berry

There's no denying that its author knows how to orchestrate a sweeping narrative.

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The Telegraph Andrew McKie

It is wonderfully infectious

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The Times Peter Ingham

It is too long and too elaborate.

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