Posts Tagged ‘ China Mieville ’

Combined and Uneven Apocalypse

Dec 10th, 2012 | By

  SHADES: No one’s gonna repopulate the Big Apple now, not with the rat population what it is. Ya know, stuff’s just going begging! It’s salvage city, Max. You’d love it … MOSES: Don’t call me Max. – from Richard Stanley’s Hardware   They are residues of a dream world. The realization of dream elements,

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Cloud Time by Rob Coley and Dean Lockwood

Jul 25th, 2012 | By

978-1-78099-095-8, $14.95, £9.99 With the cloud, we have certainly entered into what China Mieville dubs the ‘Tentacular Novum’. Even as businesses and consumers embrace it, the cloud remains an unknown force. It is an overdetermined, unutterable power of transformation, an escapee from the ‘prison-house of the known’ as Lovecraft had it. Infused within the fabric

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