The City & The City

As everything what China MiГ©ville writes is unusual and weird, this detective also has some weird feeling to it. The book’s written in interesting language style where english mixes with some eastern european words sometimes which adds to atmosphere of the book. All the action happens in a weird place where two foreign cities collapse with their culture and languageВ differences. It’s like old Berlin with the wall, but without wall and two different countries crosshatching one city. On this background lies quite fast developing and interesting detective which starts from the simple murder and ends with total chaos. Worthy book to read, considering I never read detectives. I’ve also bought Kraken but it’s in queue after Banks’ and Simmons’ books.

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