China Miéville's Doctor Who Cred

So I'm reading China Miéville's Perdido Street Station, and there's this character called Sil on page 25, and not only does his name sound familiar, but so does his description.
Right?! That Miéville is a Doctor Who fan isn't surprising given his output (his style reminds me perhaps most of the 7th Doctor Virgin novels), but it's still fun to find a crossover of sorts in the pages of one of his most popular books.

Even if that crossover is with the 6th Doctor's repulsive archfoe (albeit one played with gusto by the Nabil Shaban, a real trooper once you here his story on the two Sil-related DVDs).

1 comments:

LondonKdS said...

I noticed that as well, and if you read the next book there's a secondary character whose description and nature are very similar to a main character in Lexx.

 

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