London is a dangerous and demon-haunted place, at least for the characters in the dark, finely crafted tales presented in Miéville’s first story. Looking for Jake: Stories [China Miéville] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Miéville moves effortlessly into the first division of those who. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. London is a dangerous and demon- haunted place, Looking for Jake – Kindle edition by China Mieville. Download.

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Your review was very insightful! That’s not to say the collection is unsuccessful, but merely that it never feels weighty or important the way his Bas-Lag novels do.

Sometimes a vague ending can be ok but not in almost every single story. Seseorang bertemu dengan hacker misterius yang entah bagaimana memiliki dendam dengan situs amal milik perusahaan.

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The other half were boring. The Story of the Russian Revolution. Writing this review helped me settle on a rating of 4-stars. Satu hal yang membuat cerita begitu menarik adalah hebatnya penggambaran yang dilakukan sepanjang cerita. I’m not saying that I chnia like his wri Sometimes short stories are a great way to introduce yourself to an author you haven’t read before.


But anyway, this is a solid collection of stories by the unique fantasist China Mieville. Fourteen of them in this book just aren’t enough. He has that rare gift of identifying those fears that flicker and lurk within the deepest recesses of our minds and dropping them down right in front of us.

The disgusting factor doesn’t make it unreadable just more relates to how chinna Familiar came to be and the effects.

Strange Horizons – Looking for Jake by China Miéville By Kelly Christopher Shaw

Aug 05, pax rated it really liked it Shelves: Cerita lainnya yang agak lurus disini. Aug 22, Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: The novella “The Tain,” meanwhile, is a military fantasy about a race of mysterious creatures, unknowingly captured by humans inside of mirrors, who have broken free and ravaged fro world.

I’m alone, and lonely. Ide yang unik, fokus cerita yang berubah mengejutkan, dan penggambaran suara karakter yang bagus. This page was last edited on 27 Julyat Kelly Shaw has lived in Milwaukee, WI, for his entire life, so he reads a lot of books and watches a lot of movies. Salah satu cerita terbaik dari kompilasi ini. Trenchant social commentary, I bet.


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Most of the time, it works. I thought those had a stronger central conceit and felt better worked through. But he can’t figure out if the message-senders are on the side of the devil or the angels. Strange Horizons is a weekly magazine mmieville and about speculative fiction.


Nothing else left me as uneasy. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The ideas are often great, it’s the looming themselves felt a bit rushed and unpolished. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Mievile. Other stories are fantasy gems that scare because of real-world fears: If these are fantasy I would call them dark fantasy for lack of a better word.

Sometimes short stories are a great way to introduce yourself to an author you haven’t read before. In all truth I would label them as mostly horror with some science fiction thrown in but it seems that Mieville wants a different label. Jul 05, Jonfaith rated it liked it. This entire story is one big pustule.