The Scar China Miéville 2003
A colossal fantasy of incredible diversity and spellbinding imagination.
A human cargo bound for servitude in exile. A pirate city hauled across the oceans. A hidden miracle about be revealed.
These are the ingredients of an astonishing story. It is the story of a prisoner's journey. Of the search for the island of a forgotten people, for the most astonishing beast in the seas and ultimately for a fabled place a massive wound in reality, a source of unthinkable power and danger.