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The Book Fantastic Cities
The Author
The Publisher
Release Date2016
ISBN 1452155895
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Fantastic Cities
The Author manee mana
The Publisher
Release Date2018-07-07
Pages 32
ISBN 1722690747
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A travel inspired cities coloring book! An adult coloring book with a round-the-world, cities of the world travel theme!This cities of the world coloring book features hand-drawn cityscape coloring book illustrations Feel the stress melt away as your inner artist comes alive Complementing the cityscapes are a selection of mind-bending labyrinthine architectural illustrations for still deeper meditative coloring adventures and imaginative flights of fancy.

The Book Fantastic cities and other paintings
The Author Vera Stravinsky
The Publisher
Release Date1979-04
Genre Art
Pages 80
ISBN UCSD:31822000086900
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Fantastic Cities Coloring Poster Set
The Author
The Publisher Chronicle Books
Release Date2016-08-09
Genre Games
Pages 5
ISBN 1452155887
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Answering the demand for an even more immersive coloring experience, this poster set presents five of artist Steve McDonald's beautifully detailed cityscapes and presents them in an exciting large (and frame-worthy) format—four favorites from the internationally bestselling Fantastic Cities book, and one image that had been exclusive to the coloring calendar.

The Book Fantastic Cities and Landmarks Dot To Dot for Adults
The Author Laura's Dot Laura's Dot to Dot Therapy
The Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date2018-05-19
Pages 68
ISBN 1719373086
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Relax and delve into a world of dot-to-dots made just for you! This adult dot-to-dot book of challenging, relaxing city and skyline images will put your mind at ease as you let your cares slip away and enjoy connecting extreme numbers of dots! The puzzles in this book include a wide variety of beautiful landscape, city, and skyline images. Our professional artists will leave you with breathtaking finished images that you can color, tear out and hang up if you like. You'll be blown away by the drawings and can try to figure each one out as they gradually appear in front of your eyes. There is an answer key at the end in case you get stuck! Each image is printed on high-quality paper and every drawing is followed by a blank sheet of paper so you never have to worry about tearing individual images out of the book. You will get: Puzzles ranging up to 433 dots A wide variety of challenging, extreme dot beautiful city and skyline images Skip around and start with easier images to ease into the challenge Relaxation and stress relief Professionally created images that will amaze you when completed! Bonus images from other dot-to-dot books in our series! Answer key at the end Enjoy the puzzles and let your stress melt away!

The Book Paris Coloring Book
The Author Geo Publishers
The Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date2016-06-25
Pages 46
ISBN 1534898441
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The first in our new city series of children's titles celebrates everyone's favorite city in the world: Paris, the city of lights. The hardcover story book, the memory game, and the coloring book are all illustrated in a hand-drawn, colorful, graphic, and vintage style

The Book An A to Z of the Fantastic City
The Author Hal Duncan
The Publisher Small Beer Press
Release Date2016-06-22
Genre Fiction
Pages 72
ISBN 9781618730213
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Sexy, secretive, yet clear-eyed, Duncan brings pop, high, and low cultures together in one handy sometimes amusing sometimes harsh A-to-Z which every bibliophile and armchair adventurer will find to be a necessary guidebook through the temerarious pages of international literature.

The Book The World s Most Amazing Lost Cities
The Author Ann Weil
The Publisher Raintree
Release Date2012-08-01
Genre Cities and towns, Ancient
Pages 32
ISBN 9781406227598
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Touching on famous ruins, some real (Machu Picchu) and some the stuff of legend (Atlantis), this title also exposes readers to some lesser-known places, such as the incredibly photogenic rock-cliff city of Petra.

The Book EcoCities
The Author Richard Register
The Publisher New Society Publishers
Release Date2006-04-01
Genre Architecture
Pages 368
ISBN 0865715521
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: An updated edition of the landmark classic by the leader of the ecocity movement

The Book Politics in Fantasy Media
The Author Gerold Sedlmayr
The Publisher McFarland
Release Date2014-10-21
Genre Social Science
Pages 224
ISBN 9781476617558
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Fantasy is often condemned as escapist, unsophisticated and superficial. This collection of new essays puts such easy dismissals to the test by examining the ways in which Fantasy narratives present diverse, politically relevant discourses—gender, race, religion or consumerism—and thereby serve as indicators of their real-world contexts. Through their depiction of other worlds allegedly disconnected from our own, these texts are able to actualize political attitudes. Instead of categorizing Fantasy either as conservative or progressive, the essays suggest that its generic peculiarity allows the emergence of productive forms of oscillation between these extremes. Covered are J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire sequence, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, the vampire TV series True Blood, and the dystopian computer game Fallout 3.

The Book City
The Author P.D. Smith
The Publisher A&C Black
Release Date2012
Genre History
Pages 383
ISBN 9781408801918
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This remarkable history of urban culture worldwide, from the first city builders 7000 years ago, to today's sprawling megacities, using the form of a popular guidebook to get to the heart of what makes cities thrive.

The Book Liminality in Fantastic Fiction
The Author Sandor Klapcsik
The Publisher McFarland
Release Date2012-01-09
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 212
ISBN 9780786488438
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This critical work diversifies Victor Turner’s concept of liminality, a basic category of postmodernism, in which distinct categories and hierarchies are questioned and limits erode. Liminality involves an oscillation between cultural institutions, genre conventions, narrative perspectives, and thematic binary oppositions. Grounded on this notion, the text investigates the liminality in Agatha Christie’s detective fiction, Neil Gaiman’s fantasy stories, and Stanislaw Lem’s and Philip K. Dick’s science fiction. Through an examination of destabilized norms, this analysis demonstrates that liminality is a key element in the changing trends of fantastic texts.

The Book Louis L Amour s Lost Treasures Volume 1
The Author Louis L'Amour
The Publisher Bantam
Release Date2017-10-24
Genre Fiction
Pages 544
ISBN 9780399177552
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The first of its kind, a unique volume of twenty-one unpublished gems from one of the twentieth century’s most popular and prolific writers Using his father’s handwritten notes, journal entries, and correspondences, Beau L’Amour uncovers how and why many never-before-seen manuscripts were written—and speculates about the ways they might have ended. These selections celebrate L’Amour’s vision and virtuosity, including the first seven chapters of a powerful novel about the Trail of Tears, a chilling Western horror story, and a tale of the American Revolution featuring a character related to L’Amour’s well-known Sackett family. At the other end of the spectrum are classic adventures, such as The Golden Tapestry, set in 1960s Istanbul, as well as several uniquely different attempts at what would have been the most profoundly intimate of all of L’Amour’s novels, a saga of reincarnation that stretches from a time before time, to the period of Alexander the Great, and on to Warlord-Era China. Illustrated with rare photographs, this book reveals the L’Amour you have never known, his personal struggles as a writer, and the contest between mortality and a literary legacy too big for one life to contain. “Lost treasures indeed . . . a behind-the scenes look at the unpublished work and unrealized aspirations of an iconic writer of Westerns.”—Kirkus Reviews “A valuable addition to [L’Amour’s] literary legacy.”—Booklist Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures is a project created to release some of the author’s more unconventional manuscripts from the family archives. In Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volumes 1, Beau L’Amour takes the reader on a guided tour through many of the finished and unfinished short stories, novels, and treatments that his father was never able to publish during his lifetime. L’Amour’s never-before-seen first novel, No Traveller Returns, will also be released as a Lost Treasures publication, followed by Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volume 2. Additionally, many beloved classics will be rereleased with an exclusive Lost Treasures postscript featuring previously unpublished material, including outlines, plot notes, and alternate drafts. These postscripts tell the story behind the stories that millions of readers have come to know and cherish.

The Book Coloring Books for Adults Relaxation
The Author Rosetta Hazel
The Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date2016-10-04
Pages 38
ISBN 153932625X
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Coloring Books For Adults Relaxation -This book, designed for you, printed on just one side of the page (Making Them Safe For Markers) -Different levels of detail, from easy to difficult (for different eyes). Pick a picture depending on your mood and start your de-stressing journey. -Print it on large 8 x10 high quality paper and you'll have plenty of space to be creative and work on the details. -When you are done, you will have unique piece of art, worth framing and displaying. -Perfect for decorating with colored pencils, gel pens, markers, porous point pens or crayons. ***Do a "Look Inside" to see how gorgeous these images are and order yours today!*** -Photo List: -Amsterdam Netherlands Cityscape Skyline - Berlin Germany Cityscape Skyline -Cairo Egypt Cityscape Skyline -Dublin Skyline - San Francisco California City Skyline - Havana Cuba Skyline - Kathmandu Nepal Skyline -Montreal Canada Skyline - London England Cityscape Skyline -New York City Cityscape Skyline -Moscow Russia Cityscape Skyline -Paris Skyline -Rio De Janeiro Brazil Skyline -Rome Skyline -Tbilisi Georgia Skyline -Tokyo Skyline -Sanaa Yemen Skyline

The Book Real Cities
The Author Steve Pile
The Publisher SAGE
Release Date2005-03-18
Genre Science
Pages 232
ISBN 9781847871541
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: '...this is a book with an interesting thesis, and a welcome contribution to the literature. Pile has opened up a productive theoretical and empirical space for further study and exploration' - RGS-IBG Urban Geography Research Group What is real about city life? Real Cities shows why it is necessary to take seriously the more imaginary, fantastic and emotional aspects of city life. Drawing inspiration from the work of Walter Benjamin, Sigmund Freud and Georg Simmel, Pile explores the dream-like and ghost-like experiences of the city. Such experiences are, he argues, best described as phantasmagorias. The phantasmagorias of city life, though commonplace, are far from self-evident and little understood. This book is a path-breaking exploration of urban phantasmagorias, grounded empirically in a series of unusual and exciting case studies. In this study, four substantial phantasmagorias are identified: dreams, magic, vampires and ghosts. The investigation of each phantasmagoria is developed using a wide variety of clear examples. Thus, voodoo in New York and New Orleans shows how ideas about magic are forged within cities. Meanwhile vampires reveal how specific fears about sex and death are expressed within, and circulate between, cities such as London and Singapore. Taken together, such examples build a unique picture of the diverse roles of the imaginary, fantastic and the emotional in modern city life. What is "real" about the city has radical consequences for how we think about improving city life, for all too often these are over-looked in utopian schemes for the city. Real Cities forcefully argues that an appreciation of urban phantasmagorias must be central to what is considered real about city life.

The Book Freakonomics
The Author Steven D. Levitt
The Publisher Bezige Bij b.v., Uitgeverij De
Release Date2011-06-14
Genre Business & Economics
ISBN 9789023449966
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: `Als Indiana Jones econoom zou zijn, zou hij Steven Levitt heten. Freakonomics leest als een detective. Wall Street Journal Wat is gevaarlijker: een pistool of een zwembad? Wat hebben sumoworstelaars en schoolmeesters gemeen? En waarom wonen drugsdealers bij hun moeder? Het zijn vragen die je niet gauw van een econoom zou verwachten. Maar Steven Levitt is geen typische econoom. In Freakonomics onderzoekt hij met co-auteur Stephen Dubner de verborgen kant van de dingen om ons heen. De geheimen van de Klu Klux Klan, bijvoorbeeld. Of de waarheid over vastgoedmakelaars. En, stelt hij, heeft het dalen van de misdaadcijfers in plaats van met een goed draaiende economie niet eigenlijk alles te maken met de legalisering van abortus? Freakonomics is het leukste en verhelderendste boek over economie dat je je kunt voorstellen. Een mix van essentiële feiten en een meeslepende vertelling, die onze blik op de moderne wereld voorgoed verandert en verscherpt. `Een fascinerend en belangrijk boek, leesbaar, compact en barstensvol informatie over de wereld om ons heen. Wie dit boek over de raadsels van het alledaagse leven heeft gelezen moet wel concluderen: economie is belangrijk, interessant en erg leuk. de Volkskrant `Levitt stelt ongewone vragen en geeft provocatieve antwoorden. Slim, precies en tot in detail. New York Times

The Book Ciudades fabulosas Fantastic Cities
The Author Steve McDonald
The Publisher
Release Date2016-06-30
Genre Art
Pages 60
ISBN 8479539399
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This unique coloring book features immersive aerial views of real cities from around the world alongside gorgeously illustrated, Inception-like architectural mandalas. Artist Steve McDonald's beautifully rendered and detailed line work offers bird's-eye perspectives of visually arresting global locales from New York, London, and Paris to Istanbul, and Tokyo.

The Book The Iconography of the Fantastic
The Author Attila Atilla Kiss
The Publisher
Release Date2002
Genre English philology
Pages 347
ISBN 963482496X
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The Hormone Jungle
The Author Robert Reed
The Publisher Diversion Books
Release Date2014-11-18
Genre Fiction
Pages 295
ISBN 9781626814660
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: From Hugo Award-winning author Robert Reed. Set 2,000 years in the future, THE HORMONE JUNGLE tells the story of hunters and the hunted, fighting on an overcrowded, terraformed Earth, inhabited by trillions of lifeforms—some human, some robotic, some cybernetic. Chiffon is an android Flower, a courtesan created to give pleasure. Trying to escape her crimelord master, Dirk, in the steamy equatorial city of Brulé, she enlists the help of Steward, a warrior and troubleshooter-for-hire. But Steward doesn't know there's more to Chiffon than meets the eye...

The Book Cities of the Fantastic
The Author François Schuiten
The Publisher Nbm Publishing Company
Release Date2001
Genre Comics & Graphic Novels
Pages 119
ISBN 1561632910
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Another retro-SF city, full of classic European elements a la Jules Verne. This world has been so successful in Europe as to elicit a life-size roving exhibition recreating it, with even metro stations in Paris and Brussels designed after it. A long awaited title in the obscure and mysterious Cities of the Fantastic series. In full-colour throughout.