writing & publishing

The City & The City

Time for a minor fanboy moment. Cover art is up, outline is there. China Miéville’s next book is being mentioned here and there.

It looks, from the synopsis, to not be a return to Bas-Lag, but something entirely different. Actually, I get the feeling that it’s going to be an extension of some of the tone you can see in his short stories. Cities: always a big part of what he does, the eccentrics, the darkness, the psycho-geography, all mashing together in one glorious fucked-up cocktail.

I’ve already blagged a proof copy from Pan Macmillan when they’re ready…

By Mark Newton

Born in 1981, live in the UK. I write about strange things.