Winner of the British Fantasy Award, The Scar by China Mieville is a colossal fantasy of incredible diversity and spellbinding imagination, set in the richly visualized world of Bas-Lag. A human cargo bound for servitude in exile . .
. A pirate city hauled across the oceans . .
. A hidden miracle about be revealed . .
. These are the ingredients of an astonishing story. It is the story of a prisoner's journey.
Of the search for the island of a forgotten people, for the most astonishing beast in the seas, and ultimately for a fabled place - a massive wound in reality, a source of unthinkable power and danger.