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July: Hot Days

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Miéville, C. (2017). July: Hot Days. In Miéville, C. October: The Story of the Russian Revolution. Verso, pp. 167-197

(noun, Greek mythology) protective mantle of Zeus given to Athena

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the party gave its hurried and flustered blessing to a march on the Tauride Palace, in an effort to spread its aegis over a fait accompli

—p.173 by China Miéville
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the party gave its hurried and flustered blessing to a march on the Tauride Palace, in an effort to spread its aegis over a fait accompli

—p.173 by China Miéville
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(noun) hodgepodge; a confused jumble or medley of things

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As they approached, so too at the Neva’s mouth did a naval gallimaufry. A mad patchwork flotilla.

—p.175 by China Miéville
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As they approached, so too at the Neva’s mouth did a naval gallimaufry. A mad patchwork flotilla.

—p.175 by China Miéville
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179

The mood grew ugly. Chernov shrank precariously back as suspicious men and women surrounding him jostled closer to where he balanced. A big worker pushed his way through and came up close and shook his fist in Chernov’s face.

‘Take power, you son of a bitch,’ he bellowed, in one of most famous phrases of 1917, ‘when it’s given to you!

—p.179 by China Miéville 3 years ago

The mood grew ugly. Chernov shrank precariously back as suspicious men and women surrounding him jostled closer to where he balanced. A big worker pushed his way through and came up close and shook his fist in Chernov’s face.

‘Take power, you son of a bitch,’ he bellowed, in one of most famous phrases of 1917, ‘when it’s given to you!

—p.179 by China Miéville 3 years ago