New Crobuzon is the largest city of Bas-Lag, and the setting for most of
two novels by China Miéville.
The genre is New Weird and
can be thought of as a darker, more grotesque version of Steampunk in this
case. It has also been remarked that these books could be classed as "Fantasy
The works of China
Miéville set in or around New Crobuzon:
Perdido Street Station
The Scar (ISBN 0-330-39290-5)
Iron Council (ISBN
Discussion of these books-
Interview with the author-
Brief overview of the city of New Crobuzon
Related material (good for mood/general setting ideas)-
City - Movie by Alex Proyas
Cyberpunk - anything to do with the genre
Transmetropolitan - Warren Ellis graphic novels/comics
specifically anything about Ankh-Morpork, by Terry Pratchett (but ignore the
Thief, Thief 2, Thief 3 - computer games.
Warning - this website contains spoilers for the books. If you haven't
read them yet but intend to - be aware you will be spoilt.
This is a fansite constructed in hommage
to the work of China Miéville in order to bring his work to a different
audience. All material on this website is obtained from books that I own or
from websites about these books that are freely accessable to the public. I
have merely compiled them together, sliced off bits and moved them to fit.
Adding rules where necessary. I have not as yet added any non-canon
information, although I have extrapolated some of the implications in the