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Railsea - China MiƩville I really want to like Mieville's style. I do. But after being amused by it for a few pages, by page five I was sick of it. He suffers badly from "Call A Rabbit A Smeerp" syndrome.I gave up after this sentence, about moles/moldywarpes: "He'd seen pups of bigger species too, miserable in earthtanks, brought back by hunters for Stonefacemas Eve; baby bottletop moldywarpes & moonpanther moldywarpes & wriggly tarfoot moldywarpes."