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By China Miéville

Following Perdido highway Station and The Scar, acclaimed writer China Miéville returns together with his highly expected Del Rey hardcover debut. With a clean and fantastical band of characters, he incorporates us again to the decadent squalor of latest Crobuzon—this time, many years later.

It is a time of wars and revolutions, clash and intrigue. New Crobuzon is being ripped except with no and inside of. conflict with the shadowy city-state of Tesh and rioting at the streets at domestic are pushing the teeming urban to the threshold. A mysterious masked determine spurs unusual uprising, whereas treachery and violence incubate in unforeseen places.
In desperation, a small workforce of renegades escapes from town and crosses unusual and alien continents within the look for a misplaced hope.
In the blood and violence of latest Crobuzon’s most threatening hour, there are whispers. it's the time of the iron council. . . .

The daring originality that broke Miéville out as a brand new strength of the style is right here once again in Iron Council: the voluminous, lyrical novel that's destined to seal his recognition as probably the edgiest mythmaker of the day.

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Not seen you since Myrshock. Judah sees him unclip a Wormseye weapon from his belt, a gris-gris mace studded with whispersome cowries. There are scores of styles of dice and cards. Dice with six, eight, twelve sides, lopsided dice with differing likelihoods of settling on various faces. Cards with seven suits, suits of wheels flames locks and black stars, decks of picture cards without suits at all. There are women among the chancers: Frey with her tough and beautiful smile; the Rosa in the prettiest blood-coloured dresses, cooling herself with what is supposed to be a razored metal fan.

He sings the songs he has learnt from his stiltspear. He sings the song of the breakfast, the song of hello, the song of a good day. He walks with his hands showing. When they come for him they are of tribes he does not know, and he sings the song of good neighbours and the song of may I come in? They surround him as trees and stiltspear in flickering and they display their teeth and their weapon-hands, and when he still does not run they hit him and when still he does not run they take him to their hidden village.

Ann-Hari and he squat in a tent on a rooftop in Badside. They overlook the carcass of Grand Calibre Bridge, its pivoting section jammed, rusted immobile as it has long been, become only a breakwater. All Ann-Hari’s fear went away with the miles, and there is nothing that will stop her learning New Crobuzon. Each day she comes back to him and tells him with excitement about the city. She has never seen khepri before. —There are women here who’ve heads like bugs, she tells him. She visits the Ribs.

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