By China Miéville
Whatever is stirring in London's darkish, stamping out its territory in brickdust and blood. anything has murdered Saul Garamond's father, and left Saul to pay for the crime.But a shadow from the city waste breaks into Saul's felony telephone and leads him to freedom. A shadow referred to as King Rat, who finds Saul's royal history, a background that opens a brand new global to Saul, the realm lower than London's streets--a history that still drags Saul into King Rat's plan for revenge opposed to his historic enemy,. With drum 'n' bass pounding the backstreets, Saul needs to confront the forces that might use him, the forces that may damage him, and the forces that form his personal extraordinary identification.