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China Miéville doesn’t follow trends, he sets them. Relentlessly pushing his own boundaries as a writer—and in the process expanding the boundaries of the entire field—with Embassytown, Miéville has crafted an extraordinary novel that is not only a moving personal d...

  • Author: China Mieville
  • Publish Date: 2011-05-17
  • Book Awards

    Won 1 awards in total (1 unique awards)
  • 1 Locus Science Fiction

  • Nominated for 3 (3 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 John W. Campbell
  • 1 Arthur C. Clarke

  • Book Award Years
    2012 Hugo Nominated: Embassytown
    2012 Locus Science Fiction Winner: Embassytown
    2012 John W. Campell Award Nominated: Embassytown
    2012 Authur C. Clark Award Nominated: Embassytown
    2011 Nebula Nominated: Embassytown
    2011 British Science Fiction Association Award Nominated: Embassytown

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