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This Census-Taker

This Census-Taker( )
Author: Miéville, China
ISBN:978-1-101-96732-4
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Del Rey
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

For readers of George Saunders, Kelly Link, David Mitchell, and Karen Russell, This Census-Taker is a stunning, uncanny, and profoundly moving novella from multiple-award-winning and bestselling author China Mi#65533;ville. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a profoundly traumatic event. He tries--and fails--to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / Contemporary
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.9 x 8.5 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.82 Pounds
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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