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China Mieville lives & works in London. He is three-time winner of the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award & has also won the British Fantasy Award twice. The City & The City, an existential thriller, was published to dazzling critical acclaim & drew comparison with the works of Kafka & Orwell and Philip K. Dick. His previous novel, Embassytown, was a first & widely praised foray into science fiction (published in 2011).
On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt. The giant mole bursting from the earth and the harpoonists targeting their prey is extraordinary to watch, but it's not long before Sham realises that there is more to life. And when he comes across a mysterious wrecked train it seems that something, somewhere may have answered his prayers...