Books tagged: metropolis

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Millers' Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a burgeoning metropolis, on the cusp of a new century, Helen and George Miller live what no one would consider "fairy tale" lives. Sold by their parents to a mysterious dwarf, they escape, only to be captured and imprisoned by a sadistic old fortuneteller, who runs a candy shop and freakshow at a seaside amusement park. With the aid of Bernard the Wolf Boy, they escape again, but not unscathed.
Line 43 (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's flu season in the city, and Jersey has his own crazy ideas about how the bugs get around. But little does he know that on this particular morning, and during this particular bus ride, his conspiracy theories are about to become prophecy.
The Fall of Port City
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Frankie and the Good Time Boys are not the greatest lounge band ever. But they've managed to eke out a living in the seediest districts of Port City, a chaotic metropolis where the haves and have nots know who they are - and they don't mingle. When Frankie receives a prophecy from a gorgeous member of a local hill tribe, he has mixed feelings.
Through the Eyes of a Stranger - Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Darkness preys on the Phoenix prophecy, forcing Sir Gedeon to put Gabriel in a comatose state. In the world of Metropolis, tensions rise when Mike Hamada befriends a young man with a hidden past, whom he must help become part of the new Leadership. And in the Human World, Kayla Wallace struggles to remember her past. Lost in Washington State, she meets new friends who want to help her remember.
Jar Jar Binks Must Die... and Other Observations about Science Fiction Movies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Hugo Award finalist. In this collection of essays, film critic and sf fan Kimmel covers movies from Metropolis (1927), answering the absurd claim that the restoration of this silent classic negated its status as a science fiction film, to how Star Trek, Avatar, Moon, and District 9 may have made 2009 a "miracle year" for the genre.