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Ebook This Census-Taker by China Miéville read! Book Title: This Census-Taker
The author of the book: China Miéville
Edition: Del Rey
Date of issue: January 12th 2016
ISBN: 1101967331
ISBN 13: 9781101967331
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 17.68 MB
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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 Miéville.
 
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 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 else altogether?
 
Filled with beauty, terror, and strangeness, This Census-Taker is a poignant and riveting exploration of memory and identity.


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Ebook This Census-Taker read Online! A British "fantastic fiction" writer. He is fond of describing his work as "weird fiction" (after early 20th century pulp and horror writers such as H. P. Lovecraft), and belongs to a loose group of writers sometimes called New Weird who consciously attempt to move fantasy away from commercial, genre clichés of Tolkien epigons. He is also active in left-wing politics as a member of the Socialist Workers Party. He has stood for the House of Commons for the Socialist Alliance, and published a book on Marxism and international law.

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