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The Resource The last days of new Paris : a novella, China Miéville

The last days of new Paris : a novella, China Miéville

Label
The last days of new Paris : a novella
Title
The last days of new Paris
Title remainder
a novella
Statement of responsibility
China Miéville
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the chaos of wartime Marseille, 1941, American engineer--and occult disciple--Jack Parsons stumbles onto a clandestine anti-Nazi group, including Surrealist theorist Andre Breton. In the strange games of the dissident diplomats, exiled revolutionaries, and avant-garde artists, Parsons finds and channels hope. But what he unwittingly unleashes is the power of dreams and nightmares, changing the war and the world forever. In 1950, a lone Surrealist fighter, Thibaut, walks a new, hallucinogenic Paris, where Nazis and the Resistance are trapped in unending conflict, and the streets are stalked by living images and texts--and by the forces of Hell. To escape the city, he must join forces with Sam, an American photographer intent on recording the ruins, and make common cause with a powerful, enigmatic figure of chance and rebellion: the exquisite corpse. But Sam is being hunted. And new secrets will emerge that will test all their loyalties--to each other, to Paris old and new, and to reality itself."--
Summary
A surrealist bomb transfigures an alternate-reality World War II Paris into a phantasmagoric dreamscape, unleashing a race of nightmarish creatures
Storyline
Tone
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10496997
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Miéville, China
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Paris (France)
  • Art
  • Surrealism
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Art
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Surrealism
  • France
  • Surrealism
Target audience
adult
Label
The last days of new Paris : a novella, China Miéville
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn949669411
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780345543998
Lccn
2016017029
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)949669411
Label
The last days of new Paris : a novella, China Miéville
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn949669411
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780345543998
Lccn
2016017029
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)949669411

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