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Against metropolis

Christopher Harvie

Against metropolis

by Christopher Harvie

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Published by Fabian Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decentralization in government -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    ISSN: 0305-7535.

    StatementChristopher Harvie.
    SeriesFabian tract -- 484
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN329.D43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(27)p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21678586M
    ISBN 100716304848

    METROPOLIS. by Philip Kerr. BUY NOW FROM this book is plenty timely. But completed shortly before the author's death, it is also one of Kerr's most congenial, beautifully controlled, and entertaining works. The banter is priceless. Going against the grain—as usual—by writing an origin novel as his swan song, Kerr leaves his fans happy. One of The Guardian's Best Crime & Thrillers of One of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Mysteries & Thrillers of Spring “Metropolis is a consummately told tale with lashings of vice and horror that works either as a gripping stand-alone in the Chandler mode or as the keystone of a book arch with a deeper, more troubling flavor, and it's a perfect goodbye—and first hello—to its hero.

    Films Metropolis Fritz Lang’s film Metropolis is a classic thanks to its timeless warning about the perils of technological mastery without social justice, says Scott O’Reilly. “Science fiction films are not about science,” Susan Sontag writes, “they are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.”.   In her first reference to Metropolis, the song by the same name, Monáe yearns for a paradise “where there’s no call from Droid Control / warning me against this disease in my heart.”Author: Aja Romano.

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As a companion study to Raymond Vernon "The Changing Economic Function of the Central City," this paper considers the role of local government--past, present and potential--in responding to the public problems of metropolitan development.Metropolis, completed just before Philip Kerr's untimely death, is the capstone of a book journey through the life of Kerr's signature character, Bernhard Genther, a sardonic and wisecracking homicide detective caught up in an increasingly Nazified Berlin police department.

In many ways, it is Bernie's origin story and, as Kerr's last novel.