Looking for Jake: Stories

Looking for Jake: Stories

China Miéville

What William Gibson did for technological know-how fiction, China Miéville has performed for myth, shattering outdated paradigms with fiercely innovative works of startling, usually surprising, depth. Now from this extraordinary younger author comes a groundbreaking selection of tales, lots of them formerly unavailable within the usa, and together with 4 never-before-published tales–one set in Miéville’s signature fable global of latest Crobuzon. one of the fourteen fabulous fictions are

“Jack”–Following the occasions of his acclaimed novel Perdido road Station, this story of twisted attachment and bad revenge strains the increase and fall of the Remade Robin Hood referred to as Jack Half-a-Prayer.

“Familiar”–Spurned via its writer, a sorceress’s widely used embarks on a wierd and unsettling odyssey of self-discovery in a coming-of-age tale like no different.

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