This a double whammy, a two-for-the-price-of-one, a joint review (for some value of the word review
) of two books with the same title: Kraken
China Miéville's Kraken
is a New Weird novel that tracks the adventures of London Natural History Museum curator Billy Harrow. The inexplicable theft of his prize Architeuthis
specimen forces him into an other-London of magical knacks, squid cultists, gangsters, and impending Armageddon.