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In the far future, humans have colonized a distant planet, home to the enigmatic Ariekei, sentient beings famed for a language unique in the universe, one that only a few altered human ambassadors can speak. Avice Benner Cho, a human colonist, has returned to Embassytown after years of deep-space adventure. She cannot speak the Ariekei tongue, but she is an indelible part of it, having long ago been made a figure of speech, a living simile… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Embassytown is post-colonial science fiction at its horrorshow best.

The innovative and protean British writer China Miéville’s declared ambition to write a novel in every genre offers an insight into his powers of invention. “I’m in this... business for the monsters,” he said in an interview a few years ago.

China Miéville knows what kind of novel he's writing, calls it by its name, science fiction, and exhibits all the virtues that make it an intensely interesting form of literature. (...) Embassytown is a fully achieved work of art.

Book Details  

Publisher: Del Rey (May 17, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel 2012 winner

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2011 Nebula Awards nominees

The Nebula Award is given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published...

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