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Candiss (tantara) | 1207 comments Please let us know if you've read or are planning to read Kraken by China Miéville.

Please, **NO SPOILERS!!**


carol. | 173 comments planning to give it a whirl.


message 3: by Shel, Moderator (new) - rated it 4 stars

Shel (shel99) | 2240 comments Mod
I'm about a third of the way through. So far quite enjoying it, though I'm not finding it quite as absorbing as his Perdido Street Station. It took me a while to get used to the very British slang but I think I've got the knack now :)


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Ken (ogi8745) | 1348 comments Finished it last week.
I liked it but I felt it was too long


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Stuart (asfus) | 136 comments will read at some point.


Maggie K | 298 comments Like SHel, the British slang sometimes escapes me, but I am enjoying it.


carol. | 173 comments Anyone have a good site for British slang? (like american urbandictionary.com)


Trinity (snappingturtle) | 12 comments Planning to read this one, although I tried once before and couldn't get into it.


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Carly Svamvour (faganlady) | 33 comments I couldn't get into this either - found the descriptions of life, as it was, to be all told too crass.

Just didn't turn my crank.


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Stuart (asfus) | 136 comments will read at some point.


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Laura Dobbins Planning to read it after the book I'm most of the way through at the minute :)


carol. | 173 comments I'm entertained. Who knew China did UF thrillers? Reminds me of The Rook and Angelmaker.


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Ken (ogi8745) | 1348 comments Which reminds me
I want to read The Rook.


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