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Perdido Street Station (novel)

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Perdido Street Station is the first novel set in Bas-Lag, China Miéville's created world. It is Miéville's second novel, and was first published in 2001 by Macmillan.

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The story is set in the city of New Crobuzon where a scientist named Isaac Dan der Grimnebulin meets Yagharek a flying species that has had his wings cut off and asks Isaac Dan der Grimnebulin to restore them. Then, during his experiments he comes upon a moth-like monster that attacks the city, feeds on people and terrifies everyone.



2002 - Nebula Award for Best Novel
2002 - Hugo Award for Best Novel
2001 - Arthur C. Clarke Award
2001 - British Fantasy Society's August Derleth Award
2001 - Editor's Choice Award in Fantasy
2002 - Premio Ignotus Award for Best Foreign Novel (for the Spanish translation)
2002 - Kurd Lasswitz Award for Best Foreign Novel (for the German translation)


  • Germany: Die Falter and Der Weber

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