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China Miéville

China Tom Miéville (1972-) was born in London, England, where he currently lives. When he was eighteen, he lived and taught English in Egypt, where he developed an interest in Arab culture and Middle Eastern politics. Miéville has a B.A. in social anthropology from Cambridge and a master's with distinction from the London School of Economics.

His first novel, King Rat, was nominated for both an International Horror Guild[?] and Bram Stoker[?] awards. Perdido Street Station won the Arthur C. Clarke Award[?] and was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards. His third, The Scar, has been nominated for the 2003 Arthur C. Clarke Award[?].

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