“Embassytown” is a unique if flawed novel. Totally worth the read for its unique setting and plot. As always, China’s imagination is brilliant. I only wish, as always, that I was having more FUN in his world.
Of course, that’s the sort of writing I do (fun weird fiction), so I WOULD say that, wouldn’t I?
A Week of Reviews – Thursday
I own quite a lot of books that I’ve had for a while without getting around to reading them. Sometimes, especially if I know that something will take a lot of concentration to read, I put off reading it until I feel like I have the time and energy to do it justice. There’s a lot that’s subjective about reading and sometimes things like how tired you are really impact on your final opinion of a book.
My husband read Embassytown before I did and he has been encouraging me to pick it up ever since he put it down.
Embassytown by China Miéville
My relationship with China Miéville books has always been a little… let’s go with rocky. It’s not that I don’t enjoy them, because I do, and it’s not that I don’t admire the writing, imagination and clever ideas that go…
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