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The Resource Three moments of an explosion : stories, China Miéville

Three moments of an explosion : stories, China Miéville

Label
Three moments of an explosion : stories
Title
Three moments of an explosion
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
China Miéville
Title variation
3 moments of an explosion
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A highly anticipated collection of short fiction listed in the Guardian's 'Essential Literary Calendar' for 2015 from one of the most exciting and original authors writing today. The multi-award-winning China Mieville has been called 'the equal of David Mitchell or Zadie Smith' (Scotland on Sunday), whose 'inventiveness and precision is awesome' (Independent), and who writes with 'an imagination of immense power' (Guardian). In this extraordinary series of stories, defying definitions and literary stereotyping, he once again proves why he 'is one of the most interesting and promising writers to appear in the last few years in any genre' (Carlos Ruiz Zafon). In these stories, glistening icebergs float above urban horizons; a burning stag runs wild through the city; the ruins of industry emerge unsteadily from the sea; and the abandoned generations in a decayed space-elevator look not up at the stars but down at the Earth. Ranging from portraits of childhood to chilling ghost stories, from dystopian visions to poignant evocations of uncanny love, with beautiful prose and melancholy wit, this breath-taking collection poses searching questions of what it is to be human in an unquiet world. It is a humane and unsentimental investigation of our society, our world, and ourselves
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In these stories, glistening icebergs float above urban horizons; a burning stag runs wild through the city; the ruins of industry emerge unsteadily from the sea; and the abandoned generations in a decayed space-elevator look not up at the stars but down at the Earth. Ranging from portraits of childhood to chilling ghost stories, from dystopian visions to poignant evocations of uncanny love, with beautiful prose and melancholy wit, this breath-taking collection poses searching questions of what it is to be human in an unquiet world. It is a humane and unsentimental investigation of our society, our world, and ourselves.
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Writing style
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10435915
Cataloging source
DLC
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Miéville, China
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
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  • Dystopias
  • Humanity
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
Three moments of an explosion : stories, China Miéville
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • The rope is the world
  • The buzzard's egg
  • Säcken
  • Syllabus
  • Dreaded outcome
  • After the festival
  • The dusty hat
  • Escapee
  • The bastard prompt
  • Rules
  • Three moments of an explosion
  • Estate
  • Keep
  • A second slice manifesto
  • Covehithe
  • The junket
  • Four final Orpheuses
  • The rabbet
  • Listen to the birds
  • A mount
  • The design
  • Polynia
  • The condition of new death
  • The dowager of bees
  • In the slopes
  • The Crawl
  • Watching God
  • The 9th technique
Control code
000055145514
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
430 pages
Isbn
9780230770188
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)918894960
Label
Three moments of an explosion : stories, China Miéville
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The rope is the world
  • The buzzard's egg
  • Säcken
  • Syllabus
  • Dreaded outcome
  • After the festival
  • The dusty hat
  • Escapee
  • The bastard prompt
  • Rules
  • Three moments of an explosion
  • Estate
  • Keep
  • A second slice manifesto
  • Covehithe
  • The junket
  • Four final Orpheuses
  • The rabbet
  • Listen to the birds
  • A mount
  • The design
  • Polynia
  • The condition of new death
  • The dowager of bees
  • In the slopes
  • The Crawl
  • Watching God
  • The 9th technique
Control code
000055145514
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
430 pages
Isbn
9780230770188
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)918894960

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