Dystopian Author Quotes

March 15, 2020
I think science fiction is very bad at prediction.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#46

China Mieville I think science fiction is very bad at prediction.
March 15, 2020
A city like London was always going to be a paradox, the best of it so very riddled with the opposite, so Swiss-cheesed with moral holes.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#45

China Mieville A city like London was always going to be a paradox, the best of it so very riddled with the opposite, so Swiss-cheesed with […]
March 15, 2020
A sense of wrongness, of fraught unease, as if long nails scraped the surface of the moon, raising the hackles of the soul.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#44

China Mieville A sense of wrongness, of fraught unease, as if long nails scraped the surface of the moon, raising the hackles of the soul.
March 15, 2020
Everything has changed. I cannot be used anymore. Those days are over. I know too much. What I do now, I do for me.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#43

China Mieville Everything has changed. I cannot be used anymore. Those days are over. I know too much. What I do now, I do for me.
March 15, 2020
Scars are memory. Like sutures. They stitch the past to me.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#42

China Mieville Scars are memory. Like sutures. They stitch the past to me.
March 15, 2020
Is it more childish and foolish to insist that there is a conspiracy or that there is not?

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#41

China Mieville Is it more childish and foolish to insist that there is a conspiracy or that there is not?
March 15, 2020
It felt like being a child again, though it was not. Being a child is like nothing. It's only being. Later, when we think about it, we make it into youth.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#40

China Mieville It felt like being a child again, though it was not. Being a child is like nothing. It’s only being. Later, when we think […]
March 15, 2020
The problem with most genre fantasy is that it's not nearly fantastic enough. It's escapist, but it can't escape.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#39

China Mieville The problem with most genre fantasy is that it’s not nearly fantastic enough. It’s escapist, but it can’t escape.
March 15, 2020
Fantasy and science fiction can be literal as well as allegorical and there's nothing wrong with enjoying a monster like a giant squid for what it is, as well as searching for metaphor.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#38

China Mieville Fantasy and science fiction can be literal as well as allegorical and there’s nothing wrong with enjoying a monster like a giant squid for […]
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