Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag #1)
"A work of exhaustive inventiveness ...superlative fantasy". - ("Time Out"). "A well-written, authentically engrossing adventure story, exuberantly full of hocus-pocus ...Mieville does not disappoint". - ("Daily Telegraph").
China Mieville lives and works in London. He is three-time winner of the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award (Perdido Street Station, Iron Council and The City & The City) and has also won the British Fantasy Award twice (Perdido Street Station and The Scar). The City & The City, an existential thriller, was published in 2009 to dazzling critical acclaim and drew comparison with the works of Kafka and Orwell (The Times) and Philip K. Dick (Guardian). His most recent novel, Kraken, was published in 2010.