China Miéville’s The City and the City and James Enge’s Blood of Ambrose are among those shortlisted even for the Nobel Prize.
Is it crime? Is it science fiction? Is it fantasy? China Miéville’s bizarre tale of a murder investigation, The City and the City, has already won both of the UK’s top science-fiction prizes, and is now lined up for battle in the fantasy arena.
The novel, winner of the Arthur C Clarke and British Science Fiction Association awards, is competing with Blood of Ambrose, a classic sword-and-sorcery fantasy from James Enge, and Kit Whitfield’s tale of the uneasy alliance between humans and mermaids, In Great Waters, on….Read more