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This Census-Taker

This Census-Taker( )
Author: Miéville, China
ISBN:978-1-5098-1213-4
Publication Date:May 2017
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
Imprint:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a traumatic event. He tries - and fails - to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he dreams of safety, of joining the other children in the town below, of escape.When at last a stranger knocks at his door, the boy senses that his days of isolation might be over.But by what authority does this man keep the meticulous records he carries? What is the purpose behind his questions? Is he friend? Enemy? Or something...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / Contemporary
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 19.6 x 1 cm
Book Weight:0.126 Kilograms
Author Biography
Miéville, China (Author)
China Miéville was born in Norwich, England on September 6, 1972. He received a B.A. in social anthropology from the University of Cambridge in 1994, and a Masters' degree with distinction and Ph.D in international relations from the London School of Economics, the latter in 2001. He has also held a Frank Knox fellowship at Harvard University.

His first novel, King Rat, was nominated for both an International Horror Guild and a Bram Stoker award. His other works include Perdido Street Station, The Scar, Iron Council, Un Lun Dun, The City and the City, Embassytown, and Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories. He has won numerous awards for his works including three Arthur C. Clarke Awards, two British Fantasy Awards, the British Science Fiction Award, and the 2008 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Book.

He also published a book on Marxism and international law called Between Equal Rights: A Marxist Theory of International Law. He teaches creative writing at Warwick University.

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