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They closed the road in which I need to get to Book group! Marathons have foiled me. Liked the book, felt like I was Lila while reading.
Folks might like to see this list http://www.vulture.com/article/best-books-21st-century-so-far.html
A number of artists have taken a whack at the full- and demi-beasties described in the book. Google Perdido Street Station illustrations.