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Iron Council

Iron Council

by China Mieville

Publisher Macmillan

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  • Hardcover


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About the book

Following Perdido Street Station and The Scar, acclaimed author China Miville returns with his hugely anticipated Del Rey debut. With a fresh and fantastical band of characters, he carries us back to the decadent squalor of New Crobuzon - this time, decades later.

It is a time of wars and revolutions, conflict and intrigue. New Crobuzon is being ripped apart from without and within. War with the shadowy city-state of Tesh and rioting on the streets at home are pushing the teeming city to the brink. A mysterious masked figure spurs strange rebellion, while treachery and violence incubate in unexpected places.

In desperation, a small group of renegades escapes from the city and crosses strange and alien continents in the search for a lost hope.

In the blood and violence of New Crobuzons most dangerous hour, there are whispers. It is the time of the iron council

The bold originality that broke Miville out as a new force of the genre is here once more in Iron Council: the voluminous, lyrical novel that is destined to seal his reputation as perhaps the edgiest mythmaker of the day.

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About the Author

China Mieville

China Miéville is a British urban fantasy fiction author, essayist, comic book writer, socialist political activist and literary critic. He often describes his work as "weird fiction" and is allied to the loosely associated movement of writers called New Weird.


Miéville has won numerous awards, including the Arthur C. Clarke Award (thrice), the British Fantasy Award (twice), Locus Awards for Best Fantasy Novel (four times) and Best Science Fiction Novel and Best Novelette and Best Young Adult Book, as well as the Hugo, Kitschies and World Fantasy Awards.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Fine first edition with some slight bumping to the top of the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with similar bumping at the top of the spine.

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