Dystopian Author Quotes

March 15, 2020
Personally I don't like it when writers become excessively proscriptive about the way that people read their books.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#20

China Mieville Personally I don’t like it when writers become excessively proscriptive about the way that people read their books.
March 15, 2020
A scholar can never let mere wrongness get in the way of the theory.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#19

China Mieville A scholar can never let mere wrongness get in the way of the theory.
March 15, 2020
There's plenty of stuff that I don't feel dissident about: I really like tea, I don't have any problem with that. I like lots of paintings.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#18

China Mieville There’s plenty of stuff that I don’t feel dissident about: I really like tea, I don’t have any problem with that. I like lots […]
March 15, 2020
In the field of fantastic fiction, the question of world-building is not uncontroversial. But I grew up with 'Dungeons and Dragons,' so that whole world-building thing is very close to my heart.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#17

China Mieville In the field of fantastic fiction, the question of world-building is not uncontroversial. But I grew up with ‘Dungeons and Dragons,’ so that whole […]
March 15, 2020
In every book I write, I try to name-check the most prominent influences, or the most prominent conscious influences.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#16

China Mieville In every book I write, I try to name-check the most prominent influences, or the most prominent conscious influences.
March 15, 2020
I think there's something quite interesting about the almost tragic quality of a lot of overwrought prose, because it has a much more self-conscious awareness of its own failure to touch the real.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#15

China Mieville I think there’s something quite interesting about the almost tragic quality of a lot of overwrought prose, because it has a much more self-conscious […]
March 15, 2020
If you're brave enough to try, you might be able to catch a train from UnLondon to Parisn't, or No York, or Helsunki, or Lost Angeles, or Sans Francisco, or Hong Gone, or Romeless.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#14

China Mieville If you’re brave enough to try, you might be able to catch a train from UnLondon to Parisn’t, or No York, or Helsunki, or […]
March 15, 2020
You can't see the future, there's no such thing. It's all bets. You'll never get the same answer from two seers. But that doesn't mean either of them's wrong.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#13

China Mieville You can’t see the future, there’s no such thing. It’s all bets. You’ll never get the same answer from two seers. But that doesn’t […]
March 15, 2020
I do, however, feel reasonably strongly the sense that the job of a piece of argumentative scholarly non-fiction is not the same as the job of a piece of fiction.

China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#12

China Mieville I do, however, feel reasonably strongly the sense that the job of a piece of argumentative scholarly non-fiction is not the same as the […]
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