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Author MiƩville, China.

Title Perdido Street Station / China MiƩville.

Imprint New York : Del Rey, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F MIEVILLE    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  FICTION MIEVILLE    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  F MIEVILLE    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  F MIEVILLE    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  SF MIEVILLE, CHINA    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F MIEVILLE    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  FIC SCIFI MIEVILLE    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Adult Fiction  MIEVILLE    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Adult Fiction  SCI FI MIEVILLE    Check Shelf
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 710 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Summary Yes, but what is Perdido Street Station about? To oversimplify: the eccentric scientist Isaac Dan der Grimnebulin is hired to restore the power of flight to a cruelly de-winged birdman. Isaac's secret lover is Lin, an artist of the khepri, a humano-insectoid race; theirs is a forbidden relationship. Lin is hired (rather against her will) by a mysterious crime boss to capture his horrifying likeness in the unique khepri art form. Isaac's quest for flying things to study leads to verification of his controversial unified theory of the strange sciences of his world. It also brings him an odd, unknown grub stolen from a secret government experiment so perilous it is sold to a ruthless drug lord--the same crime boss who hired Lin. The grub emerges from its cocoon, becomes an extraordinarily dangerous monster, and escapes Isaac's lab to ravage New Crobuzon, even as his discovery becomes known to a hidden, powerful, and sinister intelligence. Lin disappears and Isaac finds himself pursued by the monster, the drug lord, the government and armies of New Crobuzon, and other, more bizarre factions, not all confined to his world.
Awards August Derleth Award, 2000.
Arthur C. Clarke Award, 2001.
Kurd Lasswitz Preis, 2003: Best Foreign Novel.
Note Originally published: London : Macmillan, 2000.
Subject Scientists -- Fiction.
Strangers -- Fiction.
Dissenters -- Fiction.
Alienation (Social psychology) -- Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Alienation (Social psychology) (OCoLC)fst00805268
Dissenters. (OCoLC)fst00895401
Fantasy fiction. (OCoLC)fst00920710
Scientists. (OCoLC)fst01108895
Strangers. (OCoLC)fst01134317
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Steampunk fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Science fiction.
Fantasy fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726607
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Steampunk fiction. (OCoLC)fst01750220
ISBN 0345443020
9780345443021
9781435295407
1435295404
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