An English writer born in 1972. China Miéville is best known for his Fantasy work, much of which has won or been nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award
or the World Fantasy Award
at some time or another.
He purposefully avoids writing Tolkien-esque
fantasy, preferring to invent his own sorts of worlds and fantasy creatures
. Miéville used to be a huge Dungeons & Dragons
fan, and occasionally references it in his works.
As well as his prose work, he wrote the comic series Dial H
, a Darker and Edgier
reworking of the Dial H For Hero
mythos belonging to DC Comics
, which got cancelled after 16 issues.
His works include:
Tropes associated with China Miéville