I have never read anything by China Mieville.
He’s been recommended to me for years, actually. I remember… three years ago a fellow I knew raved about it for several minutes. Blogs praise him, word of mouth loves him, authors that I love love him. But I have never read anything by China Mieville.
As it turned out, the Sandpoint library had a copy of Perdido Street Station. I’ll let you guys know how it goes.