Railsea

Railsea is a young adult novel written and illustrated by English writer China Miéville, and published in May 2012. Miéville described the novel as "weird fiction",[1] io9 labelled its mix of fantasy and steampunk elements as "salvagepunk"[2] and the story has been seen as an "affectionate parody" of Herman Melville's classic 1851 novel Moby-Dick,[2] also drawing on Robert Louis Stevenson's adventure novels Treasure Island and Kidnapped.[3]

Railsea
Cover of the first US hardcover edition of Railsea
AuthorChina Miéville
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
GenreYoung adult fiction, weird fiction
PublisherDel Rey Books
Publication date
15 May 2012
Pages448
ISBN978-0345524522