UrsulaV (ursulav) wrote,
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Reading the latest China Mieville anthology, "Looking for Jake."

As is usual for his work, it wanders between extremes of "Eh, I guess. Well written, though," (like "Iron Council") and "Oh sweet blithering Christ, why didn't *I* think of that?!" (Like "Perdido Street Station and "The Scar")

One of his short stories is a fabulous one about feral streets that move between cities, fighting with each other, occasionally mating and producing rogue alleys. God! Why didn't I ever think about wild streets?
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