Average rating: (2 reviews)

Perdido Street Station


368 votes

Appears on 14 lists in total.
Appears on 11 master lists.
Appears on 6 voting lists.
Appears on 0 non-voting lists.
Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies New Crobuzon, a squalid city where humans, Re-mades, and arcane races live in perpetual fear of Parliament and its brutal militia. The air and rivers are thick with factory pollutants and the strange effluents of alchemy, and the ghett...

  • Author: China Mieville
  • Publish Date: 2003-07-29
  • Book Awards

    Won 2 awards in total (2 unique awards)
  • 1 British Fantasy Society
  • 1 Arthur C. Clarke

  • Nominated for 2 (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Locus Fantasy
  • 1 Hugo

  • Book Award Years
    2002 Nebula Nominated: Perdido Street Station
    2002 Hugo Nominated: Perdido Street Station
    2001 Locus Fantasy Nominated: Perdido Street Station
    2001 British Fantasy Society Award Winner: Perdido Street Station
    2001 Authur C. Clark Award Winner: Perdido Street Station
    2000 British Science Fiction Association Award Nominated: Perdido Street Station

    People Who Like Perdido Street Station Also Like...

    Perdido Street Station Ranks On The Following Lists:

    Best Fantasy Books(Ranked 86 out of 446)

    The publicly ranked version of BestFantasyBooks.com's Best Fantasy Books You've Never Read (http://bestfantasybooks.com/best-fantasy-books-you've-never-read.html). This is a list of awesome fantasy...


    Best Stand Alone Fantasy Books(Ranked 25 out of 79)

    The publicly ranked version of the

    Books That Will Blow Your Mind(Ranked 22 out of 93)

    The publicly ranked version of BestFantasyBooks.com's

    Best Steampunk Fantasy Books(Ranked 3 out of 41)

    The crowd-ranked version of the Best Steampunk Fantasy List.This list contains the best fantasy reads that contain clockwork, steampower, or other elements of steampunk fantasy to them.

    15 favorite fantasy novels(Ranked 8 out of 15)

    So, my favorite fantasy books. Books, individually, not series. So while I will try and not put multiple titles from the same series, I might break that rule in bias of my favorite series. Also, I hav...


    My favorite fantasy books so far...(Ranked 8 out of 10)

    I haven't read much, but these are my favorites from the bunch I did :)

    Science Fantasy Books(Ranked 28 out of 57)

    Speculative fiction books that include both elements of science fiction and fantasy. These are usually those hard-to-categorize books that could be either fantasy or science fiction or some combinatio...


    Steampunk Fantasy Books(Ranked 4 out of 42)

    The classic steam-punk stories features an alternate history set in a period with Victorian-era tech. There are variations on this general theme, however. Classic steam-punk tech is usually gear and s...


    Arcanepunk Fantasy Books(Ranked 1 out of 13)

    A publicly ranked list of arcanepunk fantasy books. Arcanpunk is derived from the steampunk aesthetic. In essence, arcanepunk incorporates both magic and technology with the steampunk aesthetic.

    Literary Fantasy Books(Ranked 21 out of 54)

    A publicly ranked list of literary fantasy books

    Pages: 1 2

    Reviews/Comments On Perdido Street Station

    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful
    By: Liviu Szoke
    2015-01-20 11:21:50

    King Rat it is China Mieville's debut novel, in 1998. Perdido Street Station was published in 2000.

    Was this review helpful to you?
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful
    By: Anonymous
    2017-11-10 10:18:26

    Wonderful site and I wanted to post a note to let you know, "Good job"! I’m glad I found this blog. Your blog site has presented me most of the strategies which I like. Thanks for sharing this.* Hotmail Sign In

    Was this review helpful to you?

    How Would You Rate Perdido Street Station? (leave blank if you just want to comment on the book and not review it):