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Three Moments of an Explosion, by China Miéville

Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories - China Miéville

Everything I’ve read by China Miéville is an exercise in weirdness. Three Moments of an Explosion, his new short story collection, is no exception. The stories range from summaries of movie trailers and flash fiction length vignettes to longer stories that, for me, seemed like the first chapters of unwritten novels. Most short story collections are uneven. Some stories are outstanding, others bland or unready for publication. Three Moments of an Explosion, however, is one of the most consistently enjoyable collections I’ve ever read. I have my particular favorites, of course. But even the stories that I didn’t care for were still pretty good...

 

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type.