Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Recommended Fiction: King Rat (China Mieville, 1998)

Recommended fiction:

Set in London, China Mieville's first book is high adventure with a dash of social criticism. Snaking through the reader like the Drum and Bass beats of the DJs in the story; incorporating the mythology/folklore of the Pied Piper, King Rat, Anansi and Loplop; playing on the tensions of fathers/sons and counterculture/authority ...

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