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Backlist Burndown: Railsea by China Mieville

Backlist Burndown is a monthly meme hosted by Lisa from Tenacious Reader where you put aside at least one book from your blacklist every month to read, and then post a review of it on the last Friday of that month. I feel like I only read backlist, so this is perfect for me.


Railsea by China Mieville

Publisher: Del Ray

Publication Date: May 15, 2012 (first published January 1, 2012)

Edition: Hardcover, 424 pages

Genre: Steampunk, New Weird, Young Adult

Rating: 3/5


The imagination of Mieville never ceases to amaze me.
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Book Review: Kraken by China Mieville

Kraken by China Mieville

Publisher: Del Rey

Publication Date: June 29, 2010 (first published June 21, 2010)

Edition: Hardcover, 509 pages

Genre: Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Mystery

Rating: 4/5


The imagination and world-building of Mieville was beyond anything I’ve ever read. 
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