Probing the border between "what is" and "what could be"
Okay, have you read Perdido Street Station, though? I only came upon China Mieville this year and it was one of the weirdest books I've ever written. Great article too, but I've never seen anyone else casually talk about this author.
This perfectly describes the feeling I had watching the spectators the one time I attended a high school football game in Georgia. The coaches and quarterbacks were white, the rest of the players black. Two matching groups of spectators passed through each other exactly so.
There are unfortunately many current examples.
The City & The City is on my TBR list now, along with Doppelganger.
Thanks Tara, for making me think. Again!