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"The Scar" is a 2002 fantasy novel by China Miéville, the second book in the "New Crobuzon" series, revolving about a linguist taken captive by pirates and forced to work with other victims to find and tame a legendary sea creature. Use with the [china-mieville] tag.

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Is Bas-Lag round or flat?

In Hedrigall's description of He makes two seemingly conflicting statements, he first says "Below That? Then the void." suggesting that the world is in fact flat and the scar cuts right ...
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did Uther Doul manipulate the Brucolac into mutiny? If so, what was the point?

So In China Mieville's 'The Scar', Uther Doul's behavior in many ways contributes to the Brucolac's decision to commit mutiny, making it seem like Doul manipulated the Brucolac into it. Firstly, the ...
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How did Uther Doul capture The Brucolac?

The Brucolac is an old, extremely powerful ab-dead. The Lieutenants he created are, by themselves, physically superior to even small groups of armed, ready, trained guards, yet it was mentioned that ...
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