China Miéville

Latest review: Kraken – by China Miéville

Kraken

Short Summary:

In the Darwin Centre at London’s Natural History Museum, Billy Harrow, a cephalopod specialist, is conducting a tour whose climax is meant to be the Centre’s prize specimen of a rare Architeuthis duxbetter known as the Giant Squid. But Billy’s tour takes an unexpected turn when the squid is somehow missing.  Who took the squid?  And why?  Billy soon discovers that there are a lot of strange occults and mysterious powerful forces lurking in London that may know the answer. (more…)