China Mieville lives and works in London. He is three-time winner of the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award (Perdido Street Station, Iron Council and The City & The City) and has also won the British Fantasy Award twice (Perdido Street Station and The Scar).
You can't talk about Mieville without using the word "brilliant".
-- Ursula Le Guin * Guardian *
Mieville is gifted with an incomparable visionary imagination. * Financial Times *
One of our most important writers. * Independent on Sunday *
Mieville - twice winner of the British Fantasy Award and three times winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award - is head and shoulders above other writers in this genre. * The Times *