China Tom Mieville

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Birthday
6, 1972
Birthplace
Norwich, England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1972 (age 45)
Birthplace
Norwich, England

About

A fiction author associated with the New Weird movement, he is known for such imaginative works as the Bas-Lag series (2000-2004) and the science fiction story collection, Looking for Jake (2005). He also wrote several nonfiction works and scholarly articles and contributed to the Dial H DC Comics series.

Before Fame

He studied social anthropology at Clare College, Cambridge, and later received his PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics. During his college years, he became an active Marxist.

Trivia

He aspired to write a novel in every literary genre.

Family Life

He was born in Norwich, England, where he was raised by his American-born mother, Claudia. He grew up with a sister named Jemima.

Associated With

H.P. Lovecraft deeply influenced Mieville's work.