Artwork for China Miéville's Kraken
Supercontext: an autopsy of media

China Miéville's Kraken: China Miéville's novel Kraken is a meandering fantasy comedy full of political themes and a love for weird monsters. How does this author manage to weave together so many themes and genres into one book? And why does he think J.R.R. Tolkien is a "wen on