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King Rat by China Miéville

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By China Miéville

Anything is stirring in London's darkish, stamping out its territory in brickdust and blood. anything has murdered Saul's father, and left Saul to pay for the crime.

But a shadow from the city waste breaks into his legal mobile and leads him to freedom. A shadow referred to as King Rat.

In the night-land at the back of London's façade, in sewers and slums and rotting lifeless areas, Saul needs to study his actual nature.

Grotesque murders rock the town like a curse. Mysterious forces organize for a showdown. With Drum and Bass pounding the backstreets, Saul confronts his extraordinary inheritance – within the badlands of South London, within the middle of darkness, on the amassing of the Junglist colossal.

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