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PDF ☆ BOOK Railsea By China Miéville ☆ CHINA MIéVILLE ☆ ➸ [Reading] ➺ Railsea By China Miéville ➭ – Helpyouantib.co.uk On board the moletrain Medes Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt The giant mole bursting from the earth the harpoonists tarTraordinary But no matter how spectacular it is travelling the endless rails of the railsea Sham senses that there’s to life Even if his captain can think only of her obsessive hunt for one savage moleWhen they find a wrecked train it's a welco DNF at page 150Ok so what are the reasons why I didn’t like this retelling of Moby Dick In fact I haven’t read any retellings of Moby D before at all D The world building the writing and the language are strange and uite odd for me At first I couldn’t get used to all that signs oddly formed sentences but it’s not a big problem This book is peculiar I must admit there were some funny puns thrown and that’s one of the points why I didn’t DNF it at the very start Also it has some kind of mystery But what annoyed me is that I felt only a slight intrigue and mostly I read “Railsea” as a random ordinary diary Well a diary with some monstrous creatures and not too much of adventures The characters seemed bland a little bit well except Mr Moley Dick who sadly left to pasture in the holy grounds too uickly One of the gems I found in Railsea So Turned out he’d slept outside in the yard of some final pub Whimpering at the assault of merciless morning light on his eyes he blinked until he could see a few of his crewmates still snoozed in a barn watched by contemptuous goatsI read some books before which I didn’t like and I finished them because I was so angry that they had no hook for me and of course I wanted to spill all the nasty things I thought about the book Well it’s not the same with this book I can feel that this book is special so I don’t want to throw any nasty things at it It’s only disadvantage is my POV D

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Me distraction But the impossible salvage Sham finds there leads to trouble Soon he's hunted on all sides by pirates trainsfolk monsters salvage scrabblers it might not be just Sham's life that's about to change It could be the whole of the rails There's truly a lot to enjoy here especially if you're a fan of philosophy and molesSometimes together No no scratch that You can't separate the philosophy from the molesEvery captain must have a philosophy to chase after and truly it DOESN'T REALLY MATTER if you're missing an arm or a leg Okay Just trust me on this Don't go chopping off perfectly good appendages just because some bloody mole popped out of one of the seven layered seas and ruined my perfectly happy steampunk reverie This is vintage Mieville in my opinion or at least this is the kind of Mieville I'll always associate with Mieville It's the unabashedly weird the hints of some truly spectacularly interesting worldbuilding the use of small furry creatures and the totally meta reimagining of classics distilled into what could almost be a children's tale of adventure including trains on the high seas pirates and One Huge GoalYes Philosophy Most philosophy comes with a tail to tell and only good philosophy has a tale you can hold on toHell that's my favorite part Unfortunately there's a lot less philosophy than I really wanted and some of the tail drags around a bit too much so it's not uite as cohesive as I'd like Otherwise it was clever and cute and I really wanted to like it than I actually did Much like most of Mieville's work actually I take my hat off I bow respectfully to the sheer weight of imagination and word wrangling skillAnd then I wish the shape of the whole novel had been betterIt's worth reading I just wish I could outright love it too There's so much promise

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Railsea By China MiévilOn board the moletrain Medes Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt The giant mole bursting from the earth the harpoonists targeting their prey the battle resulting in one’s death the other’s glory are ex Thank you China Miéville Thank you Thank you In the last week a half full of 14 hour work days lack of sleep physical mental exhaustion near constant feeling of overwhelmed inadeuacy CM provided me with the sanctuary of a few precious hours when none of that mattered when I was completely under the spell of this weirdly fascinating ridiculous but engrossing universe when I felt that Miéville's boundless imagination has given me a safe haven where I could breathe free Therefore my impression of this book may be somewhat colored by all the above But that's what books are for right To create a frame of mind that makes life better richer even easier right Btw I actually do love my job It's a dream job But it's just that I'm so overwhelmed right now realizing how incredibly steep my learning curve is People have wanted to narrate since first we banged rocks together wondered about fire There’ll be tellings as long as there are any of us here until the stars disappear one by one like turned out lightsI would love to take a hypothetical journey through China Miéville's mind I mean I highly doubt that there can be ANYTHING of which this man's boundless imagination cannot conceive He has a knack for taking the most ridiculous situations the craziest ideas the strangest premises seemingly effortlessly developing them into rich worlds mind boggling adventures brainy entertainment rare slip ups such as Kraken nonwithstanding This book was meant to be I mean Miéville Melville are separated by only one letter It was bound to happen this weird combination of Moby Dick¹ trains Except here the wild chase of dreams 'philosophy' happens in the Railsea Which is exactly what it sounds like A sea of rails Where among other things a captain missing a limb is pursuing a gigantic pale whale mole That's right Who else but CM could EVER pull it off¹ I read Moby Dick as a 10 year old kid obsessed with Jacues Cousteau btw simply loved it Of course all the intended symbolism sailed right over my kiddo head pun intended All I knew was blah blah crazy captain blah blah weird stuff blah blah hey cool stuff about whales look at all the ways to take a dead whale's corpse apart look at all the cool stuff you can make from whales I think I read it as a sort of encyclopedia Yeah I was a weird kid Railsea is as expected based on the knowledge of the source material a story about a uest an obsession a purpose an overpowering allure of a dream It is chock full of all that literary symbolic stuff yeah but it is also full of adventures fun ampersands yet again like in pretty much every single one of Miéville's books the strength of it is not in the plot or the characters even though those are excellently done but in making the setting to be the true character the true focus of the story The bizarre nature of the Railsea world of dangerous earth toxic sky trains moles train angels is so well developed that it somehow feels real dangerous incredibly fascinating It was NOT the plot really that made me turn the pages in anticipation it was the reveal of sides secrets of this world that captivated me the tone the often cheeky breaking the fourth wall tone that I adored as well staring so may any sentences with a non grammatical love of mine Wonderful job Mr Miéville Simply wonderfulThis apparently is a YA book probably because it has a teenage protagonist Otherwise there is not much that makes it a typical YA except for slightly toned down vocabulary for Miéville that is Dictionary still may be beneficial I guess YA as an intended audience of Railsea explains why this world is lightyears tamer than the festering filth of New Crobuzon but tamer does not mean less interesing It has much less cynicism bleakness is replaced by hope the sense of adventure but this is exactly what I needed after the last few exhausting days there is NO talking down or oversimplifying or insulting the readers' intelligence in any other way the way many YA books do In short whatever the intended audience may this will be an enjoyable read for adults5 stars ampersands Highly recommended