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Mooncop

Author : Tom Gauld
ISBN : 1770462546
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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The Guardian cartoonist relates the daily deadpan adventures of the last policeman living on the moon "Living on the moon . . . Whatever were we thinking? . . . It seems so silly now." The lunar colony is slowly winding down, like a small town circumvented by a new super highway. As our hero, the Mooncop, makes his daily rounds, his beat grows ever smaller, the population dwindles. A young girl runs away, a dog breaks off his leash, an automaton wanders off from the Museum of the Moon. Each day that the Mooncop goes to work, life gets a little quieter and a little lonelier. As in Goliath, Tom Gauld's retelling of the Bible story, the focus in Gauld's science fiction is personal--no big explosions or grand reveals, just the incremental dissolution of an abandoned project and a person’s slow awakening to his own uselessness. Depicted in the distinctive, matter-of-fact style of Gauld's beloved Guardian strips, Mooncop is equal parts funny and melancholy. Gauld captures essential truths about humanity, making this a story of the past, present, and future, all in one.

Das Science Fiction Jahr 2017

Author : Michael Görden (Hrsg.)
ISBN : 9783946503118
Genre : Reference
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In der 32. Ausgabe von "Das Science Fiction Jahr" finden sich Beiträge von Christian Endres, Fritz Heidorn, Michael K. Iwoleit, Udo Klotz, Jewgeni Lukin, Hannes Riffel, Lars Schmeink u. v. a. Darüber hinaus ergeben Interviews und Rezensionsblöcke über Literatur, Film und Comic ein umfangreiches Portfolio dessen, was das Jahr 2016 der Science Fiction gebracht hat.

Judson S Eden

Author : Keith Laumer
ISBN : 9781473215825
Genre : Fiction
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When Marl Judson, fleeing a rapacious government that wanted not just his fabulous wealth but his life, crash-landed on a uninhabited planet, he thought he was marooned without hope of rescue, so he prepared himself to live out his remaining years as best he could amidst the planet's weird hallucinogenic flora. But head-twistting flowers (which Judson learned to avoid) were only part of the planet's weirdness: it was possessed of some sort of field effect which made time play strange tricks; temporal anomalies sometimes resulted in cause preceding effect and bizarre compressions and expansions of the normal pace of events. In such an environment time had no meaning; has Jusdson lived centuries alone, or only decades? Or is it years? Or all of the above? He doesn't quite know, but when another ship crashes the strange time effects allow(ed) him to conduct an experiment aimed at producing a perfect society, a veritable Judson's Eden. The the Snake arrives in the form of the government that marooned him - and the Snake wants Judson's Eden for itself.

Goliath

Author : Tom Gauld
ISBN : 1770462996
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Tom Gauld’s debut graphic novel retelling of a classic myth, now in paperback Since the 2011 release of Goliath, Tom Gauld has solidified himself as one of the world’s most revered and critically-acclaimed cartoonists working today. From his weekly strips in The Guardian and New Scientist, to his lauded graphic novels You’re All Just Jealous of My Jetpack and Mooncop, Gauld’s fascination with the intersection between history, literary criticism, and pop culture has become the crux of his work. Now in paperback, with a new cover and smaller size, Goliath is a retelling of the classic myth, this time from Goliath’s side of the Valley of Elah. Goliath of Gath isn’t much of a fighter. He would pick admin work over patrolling in a heartbeat, to say nothing of his distaste for engaging in combat. Nonetheless, at the behest of the king, he finds himself issuing a twice-daily challenge to the Israelites: “Choose a man. Let him come to me that we may fight.” Quiet moments in Goliath’s life as an isolated soldier are accentuated by Gauld’s trademark drawing style: minimalist scenery, geometric humans, and densely crosshatched detail. Simultaneously tragic and bleakly funny, Goliath displays a sensitive wit and a bold line—a traditional narrative reworked, remade, and revolutionized into a classic tale of Gauld’s very own.

Irmina

Author : Barbara Yelin
ISBN : 3956400062
Genre : Graphic novels
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Der Algebraist

Author : Iain Banks
ISBN : 9783641086848
Genre : Fiction
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Wer die Wurmlöcher beherrscht, beherrscht die Galaxis Um die riesigen Distanzen im All zu überwinden, wurde ein Netzwerk aus Wurmlochkanälen geschaffen, und nur wer den Algebraisten – die Formel für die Wurmlochverbindungen – besitzt, kontrolliert dieses Netzwerk. Kein Wunder also, dass etliche Völker versuchen, den Algebraisten in ihren Besitz zu bekommen ... Spannende Action vor einem mehr als epischen Hintergrund – Bestsellerautor Iain Banks stellt ein weiteres Mal unter Beweis, dass er die große Science Fiction unserer Zeit schreibt.

Wei Er Himmel Schwarzes Eis

Author : Stan Jones
ISBN : 9783293307209
Genre : Fiction
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Als sich in Chukchi, einem kleinen Städtchen im hohen Norden, mysteriöse Selbstmorde häufen, wird Alaska State Trooper Nathan Active neugierig. Nathan Active ist selbst Inupiat, glaubt aber nicht an den Klatsch über einen alten Schamanenfluch gegen den Clan. Von Amts wegen – Alaska State Troopers sollen sich nicht in die Angelegenheiten der Stadt-Polizei einmischen – gehen ihn diese Dinge auch nichts an. Er fängt an zu schnüffeln und steckt bald bis zum Hals in einem Umweltskandal, der ihn Kopf, Kragen und Karriere kosten kann. Als Actives Vorgesetzte nervös werden, weiß er, dass er auf der richtigen Spur ist.

Tagebuch Des Erich Lassota Von Steblan

Author : Reinhold Schottin
ISBN : NKP:3186010481
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Mumins Lange Reise

Author : Tove Jansson
ISBN : 3401060945
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Het Nieuwe Testament Ons Saligmakers Jesu Christi

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ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000086623
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