Metro 2034

Author: Dmitry Glukhovsky

Publisher: Gollancz

ISBN: 1473204313

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 2261

The basis of two bestselling computer games Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light, the Metro books have put Dmitry Glukhovsky in the vanguard of Russian speculative fiction alongside the creator of Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko. A year after the events of METRO 2033 the last few survivors of the apocalypse, surrounded by mutants and monsters, face a terrifying new danger as they hang on for survival in the tunnels of the Moscow Metro. Featuring blistering action, vivid and tough characters, claustrophobic tension and dark satire the Metro books have become bestsellers across Europe.
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Metro 2035. English Language Edition.

The Finale of the Metro 2033 Trilogy.

Author: Dmitry Glukhovsky

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539930723

Category: Apocalypse in literature

Page: 502

View: 7502

World War Three wiped out the humankind. The planet is empty now. Huge cities became dust and ashes. Railroads are being eaten by rust. Abandoned satellites hang lonely on the orbit. Radio is mute on all the frequencies. The only survivors of the last war were those who made it into the gates of the Metro, the subway system of Moscow city. It's there, hundreds of feet below the ground, in the vaults of what was constructed as the world's largest air-raids shelter that people try to outlive the end of the days. It's there that they created a new world for themselves. The stations of Metro became city-states, and its citizens, torn apart by religions and ideologies are fighting for the now scarce commodities: air, water, and space. This tiny underground world can only remind humans of an immense world they once were the masters of. It's been twenty years past Doomsday, and yet the survivors refuse to give up. The most stubborn of them keep cherishing a dream: when the radiation level from nuclear bombings subsides, they will be able to return to the surface and have the life their parents once had. But the most stubborn of the stubborn continues to search for other survivors in this huge emptiness that once was called Earth. His name is Artyom. He would give anything to lead his own people from the underground onto the surface. And he will. * * * METRO 2035 continues and terminates the story of Artyom, the hero of the original Metro 2033 book and the Metro video games. Millions of readers across the world have been waiting for this novel for the long ten years. For those who have been following Artyom's adventures from the very beginning, Metro 2035 will deliver the concluding powerful part of the saga, with the ultimate part of the puzzle that can't be found anywhere else. For the new readers, Metro 2035 will become an excellent introduction into this unique fiction universe that has millions of fans across the world. * * * Dmitry Glukhovsky's METRO novels have already sold millions of copies in 37 languages. They have also become a basis of cult video games 'Metro 2033' and 'Metro Last Light', and the film rights were optioned by a Hollywood studio. * * * Behind the tense plot and the dark ambience of Metro 2035, there's yet another level: that of social dystopia and political satire. Metro metaphorically paints a pitiless picture of today's Russia, that is being overcast again by the dark shadows of its gruesome past. Do Russians need freedom? Do they want a war? Can they survive without an enemy? Who's to blame and can anything be done about it? Eternal questions. Fresh answers.
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Metro 2033

Author: Dmitry Glukhovsky

Publisher: Dmitry Glukhovskiy

ISBN: 1481845705

Category: Fiction

Page: 458

View: 7994

This translation originally copyrighted in 2009.
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The Outpost

America: A Metro 2033 Universe Graphic Novel

Author: Dmitry Glukhovskiy

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530167616

Category:

Page: 62

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THE OUTPOST THE METRO 2033 SAGA COMES TO AMERICA From the mastermind of the world-famous post-apocalyptic METRO saga Dmitry Glukhovsky - now a new story set in America! It's been decades since the Last War ravaged the entire Earth, devastating cities, wiping out entire nations and decimating the mankind. While on the other end of the planet the few survivors are hiding in the tunnels of subway, back in America it's the age of Frontier again. Those who made it from nuclear flames of enemies' bombs and survived pandemics that followed have found their only refuge in the Outposts - fortresses constructed on America's only remaining road - the railway. The Outpost of Plattsburgh sits on the frontier of great wastelands, on the very edge of darkness. And out of this darkness, anything can come, lured by the light and the human warmth... Janis is just seventeen. All she dreams about is to hop onboard of an ironclad train and run away to the flourishing South - and start a new life there. She's free to go - and yet she's tied to the Outpost forever...
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Metro 2034

Illustrated Edition

Author: Dmitry Glukhovsky

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530482481

Category:

Page: 304

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The superb and long-awaited sequel to the cult bestseller Metro 2033, the second volume in the Metro trilogy, Metro 2034 continues the story of survival and struggle that unfolds in the mazes of the Moscow subway after the World War Three. As the entire civilization was wiped out by atomic bombs and the surface of the planet is polluted with nuclear fallout, the only place suitable for man to live are shelters and bunkers, of which the largest is the subway system of Moscow, aka the Metro. The year is 2034. There's no hope for humans to once return to the surface of Earth, to repopulate the forsaken cities, and to become once again the masters of the world they used to be. So they rebuild a strange and grotesque civilization in the tunnels and at the stations of the subway. Stations become city-states that wage trade and war on each other. A fragile equilibrium is established. And then all can be ruined in matter of days. A new horrible threat looms that can eradicate the remains of humanity and end our era. It would take three unlikely heroes to face this menace... This is the first US edition of Metro 2034, containing black and white hip illustrations by Anton Grechko for each chapter. Translated from Russian by Andrew J. Bromfield, one of the top 5 world specialists.
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BioShock: Rapture

Author: John Shirley

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780765367358

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 6746

A prequel to the video-game franchise explains how the technologically advanced undersea city called Rapture came to be and how it eventually devolved into a chaotic dystopia.
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Metro 2033 Game Guide

Author: Cris Converse

Publisher: Booksmango

ISBN: 1633236951

Category: Games

Page: 43

View: 1845

With this ultimate game guide, you will learn exactly what you need to know in order to become an expert player and dominate this game! Purchase now and crush your opponents! Become a pro at this game easily today with the help of this guide.
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Open and Unabashed Reviews on Metro 2033. the Novel Behind the Metro

Last Light Video Game

Author: Anna Kemp

Publisher: Lennex

ISBN: 9785458792714

Category:

Page: 44

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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "METRO 2033. The novel behind the METRO: LAST LIGHT video game.." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.
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Skulls in the Stars

Author: Robert E. Howard

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473397812

Category: Fiction

Page: 24

View: 2073

This early work by Robert E. Howard was originally published in 1929 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Skulls in the Stars' is a story that follows the adventures of the puritan explorer Solomon Kane. Robert Ervin Howard was born in Peaster, Texas in 1906. During his youth, his family moved between a variety of Texan boomtowns, and Howard – a bookish and somewhat introverted child – was steeped in the violent myths and legends of the Old South. At fifteen Howard began to read the pulp magazines of the day, and to write more seriously. The December 1922 issue of his high school newspaper featured two of his stories, 'Golden Hope Christmas' and 'West is West'. In 1924 he sold his first piece – a short caveman tale titled 'Spear and Fang' – for $16 to the not-yet-famous Weird Tales magazine. Howard's most famous character, Conan the Cimmerian, was a barbarian-turned-King during the Hyborian Age, a mythical period of some 12,000 years ago. Conan featured in seventeen Weird Tales stories between 1933 and 1936 which is why Howard is now regarded as having spawned the 'sword and sorcery' genre. The Conan stories have since been adapted many times, most famously in the series of films starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Futu. Re

Author: Dmitriĭ Glukhovskiĭ

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781517679279

Category: Aging

Page: 626

View: 5095

'A worthy successor to '1984' and 'Brave New World'' - PLAYBOYWhat would I do for eternal life?Discoveries made within our lifetime will allow people to remain young forever. There is no more death. Our children will never die.Welcome to a world inhabited by people who are perfectly healthy, beautiful and eternally young.Every utopia has its shadowy backstreets. Someone has to make sure that overpopulation doesn't bring the wonderful world of the future crashing down. Someone has to make people forget their animal instincts and live in a fitting way for immortals. Maybe that someone is me?The utopia "FUTURE" is the first novel after five years' silence from Dmitry Glukhovksy, author of the cult novel "METRO 2033". The author's books have been translated into dozens of foreign languages, selling in millions of copies, and have been adapted for the big screen in Hollywood - but none of them will grip you like "FUTURE".
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The Right Hand of Evil

Author: John Saul

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 0449005836

Category: Fiction

Page: 427

View: 6885

The Conway's ancestoral home has seen it's fair share of evil deeds, but when the family again takes possession of the hulking Victorian mansion, even they are unprepared for what awaits them inside. Reprint.
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Metro 2033

Roman ; mit einer Bonusgeschichte und einem ausführlichen Verzeichnis aller Metro-2033-Universum-Romane

Author: Dmitrij A. Gluchovskij

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783453529687

Category:

Page: 815

View: 6364

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Metro 2033

Author: Dimitri Glhukovsky

Publisher: Leya

ISBN: 989557987X

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 6821

Estamosno ano 2033. O mundo foi reduzido a escombros. A humanidade foi quase extinta. Mas alguns milhares de pessoas sobreviveram, sem saberem, no entanto, se serão os únicos habitantes da Terra. Vivem no Metro de Moscovo, o maior abrigo contra ataques aéreos no planeta. É o último refúgio da humanidade. È um mundo sem amanhã, sem espaço para sonhos, planos ou esperanças. Aí o sentimento deu lugar ao instinto - e o mais importante é a sobrevivência. A qualquer preço. VDNKh é uma estação habitada, que se situa na extremidade norte da linha e ainda é considerada segura. Mas há uma nova e terrível ameaça. Artyom, um jovem que vive nessa estação, é incumbido de penetrar no coração do Metro e de viajar até à lendária estação conhecida por Pólis. O objectivo é alertar todos os habitantes do Metro para o perigo que se avizinha e, assim, obter apoios para a defesa da VDNKh. O futuro da sua estação está agora nas mãos de Artyom, tal como o futuro do Metro e da humanidade. Metro 2033 foi um êxito esmagador em toda a Europa, revelando um mundo claustrofóbico onde falta a esperança e o desespero domina.
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The Art of Naughty Dog

Author: Naughty Dog Studios

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1616554770

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 189

View: 9242

"Crash Bandicoot. Jak and Daxter. Uncharted. The Last of Us. One studio has been responsible for the most iconic video game experiences of this generation. Now, Dark Horse Books invites you on a thirty-year retrospective tour, observing Naughty Dog's ascension to its place as one of the most influential production studios in the world!"--Publisher's website.
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The Heroes of Tolkien

Author: David Day

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1684121043

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth is filled with great heroes who rose in the face of crisis to shape the course of that world's history. This volume examines the complexities surrounding Tolkien's portrayal of good and evil, analyzing the most celebrated heroes from the earliest days of Arda to the end of the War of the Ring. Men, elves, dwarves, and their allies are covered in detail, and each hero's role in the battle against the forces of evil is discussed at length. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
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The Four Legendary Kingdoms

Author: Matthew Reilly

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501167162

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 4029

The new, thrilling novel featuring Jack West, Jr., from New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Matthew Reilly. Jack West, Jr. and his family are living contentedly on their remote farm when their lives are abruptly shattered. Jack is brutally kidnapped and he awakens in an underground cell to find a masked attacker with a knife charging at him. It seems he has been chosen—along with a dozen other elite soldiers—to compete in a series of deadly challenges designed to fulfill an ancient ritual. With the fate of the Earth at stake, he will have to traverse diabolical mazes, fight cruel assassins, and face unimaginable horrors that will test him like he has never been tested before. In the process, he will discover the mysterious and powerful group of individuals behind it all: the four legendary kingdoms. He might also discover that he is not the only hero in this place….
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Piter

METRO 2033-Universum-Roman

Author: Schimun Wrotschek

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641079292

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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Die letzten Menschen sind nicht allein Es ist das Jahr 2033. Nach einem verheerenden Krieg liegen weite Teile der Welt in Schutt und Asche. Auch Sankt Petersburg ist eine Geisterstadt. Die Überlebenden haben sich in die Tiefen des U-Bahn-Netzes zurückgezogen und dort eine neue Zivilisation erschaffen. Eine Zivilisation jedoch, deren Existenz bedroht ist ... Auf der Station Wassileostrowskaja verschwindet der lebenswichtige Stromgenerator – geklaut von den Nachbarn? Der junge Stalker Iwan Merkulow soll das herausfinden und gerät dabei in ein tödliches Ränkespiel um Macht und Einfluss. Er begibt sich auf eine Odyssee durch die gesamte Metro. Dabei muss er eine Entscheidung fällen: Kann er einen persönlichen Rachefeldzug führen, wenn das Überleben einer ganzen Station auf dem Spiel steht?
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Golden Son

Book 2 of the Red Rising Saga

Author: Pierce Brown

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 0345539826

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, BUZZFEED, AND BOOKLIST As a Red, Darrow grew up working the mines deep beneath the surface of Mars, enduring backbreaking labor while dreaming of the better future he was building for his descendants. But the Society he faithfully served was built on lies. Darrow’s kind have been betrayed and denied by their elitist masters, the Golds—and their only path to liberation is revolution. And so Darrow sacrifices himself in the name of the greater good for which Eo, his true love and inspiration, laid down her own life. He becomes a Gold, infiltrating their privileged realm so that he can destroy it from within. A lamb among wolves in a cruel world, Darrow finds friendship, respect, and even love—but also the wrath of powerful rivals. To wage and win the war that will change humankind’s destiny, Darrow must confront the treachery arrayed against him, overcome his all-too-human desire for retribution—and strive not for violent revolt but a hopeful rebirth. Though the road ahead is fraught with danger and deceit, Darrow must choose to follow Eo’s principles of love and justice to free his people. He must live for more. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Pierce Brown's Morning Star. Praise for Golden Son “Gripping . . . Both author and lead character have cranked up the emotional stakes. . . . With Golden Son, Brown avoids the sophomore slump, charging the novel with the kind of dystopia-toppling action you’d expect in a trilogy ender, not a middle volume. On virtually every level, this is a sequel that hates sequels—a perfect fit for a hero who already defies the tropes. [Grade:] A”—Entertainment Weekly “Stirring . . . Comparisons to The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones series are inevitable, for this tale has elements of both.”—Kirkus Reviews “Brown writes layered, flawed characters . . . but plot is his most breathtaking strength. . . . Every action seems to flow into the next.”—NPR “It’s a far superior sequel, in fact: one of the rare breed of reads that improves upon its predecessor in every conceivable category. . . . In a word, Golden Son is stunning. Never mind how little we’ve seen of 2015: Among science fiction fans, it should be a shoo-in for book of the year.”—Tor.com “Brown is a prodigy. As great as the first book of the Red Rising Trilogy is, Golden Son is even better. A wild ride full of suspense, intrigue, and serious ass-kicking bravado, it’s expertly written and emotionally engaging, with top-notch universe-building that begs for further exploration. I want more!”—Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Snowblind “The stakes are even higher than they were in Red Rising, and the twists and turns of the story are every bit as exciting. The jaw-dropper of an ending will leave readers hungry for the conclusion to Brown’s wholly original, completely thrilling saga.”—Booklist (starred review)
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New Media in New Europe-Asia

Author: Jeremy Morris,Natalya Rulyova,Vlad Strukov

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317590708

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

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This volume offers an in-depth investigation of the role of new media in the political, social and cultural life in the region of Europe-Asia. By focusing on new media, which is understood primarily as internet-enabled networked social practice, the book puts forward a political and cultural redefinition of the region which is determined by the recognition of the diversity of new media uses in the countries included in the study. This book focuses on the period prior to the advent of ‘world internet revolutions’, and it registers the region at its pivotal moment—at the time of its entry into the post-broadcast era. Does the Internet aid democratisation or it conditioned by socio-political norms? Has the Internet changed politics or has it had to fit existing political structures? Has the use of digital technologies revolutionized election campaigns? How is hyperlinked society different from society prior to the advent of the web? How do ordinary people actually use the Internet. These and other pressing questions – crucial to understanding the post-socialist world – are investigated in the current volume. This book was published as a special issue of Europe-Asia Studies.
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