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The tin men

Michael Frayn

The tin men

by Michael Frayn

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Published by Fontana/Collins in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1965.

StatementMichael Frayn.
The Physical Object
Pagination158p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14875782M
ISBN 100006122604

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TIN MEN by Christopher Golden 4 Stars A gripping read that begins on the day the world fell apart. This intriguing book starts by explaining how the world fell into chaos and the aftermath. It then further explains how the U.S. created ‘TIN MEN‘ to keep some kind of control and order in our failing societies/5.

“Tin Men is a hard-charging near-future thriller that is both exciting and prescient. Gut-clenching tension and characters you actually care about elevate this book The tin men book others in its field.

Golden doesn’t mess around, and proves his own name true: His stories are as precious as gold.”—Chuck Wendig, author of Zer0es and Blackbirds4/4(85). Tin Men: Family drama filled with twists and turns.

(Chrissy Livingstone Book 1) - Kindle edition by Coles, Linda. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Tin Men: Family drama filled with twists and turns.

(Chrissy Livingstone Book 1)/5(). Tin Men is a term that cops use to describe one of their own who has the tin badge, but no heart like the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz. Os is described as such by his brethren. Os, short for Oswald, is a giant of a man, who can wade into a fight outnumbered and walk out nearly unscathed/5.

The Tin Men is a novel by Michael Frayn, published in It won the Somerset Maugham Award the following year. It concerns the lives of workers at William Morris Institute for Automation Research. This is itself a joke as William Morris was all in favour of hand-working.

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The entire book in fact does a good job for atmosphere, with the opening of the novel heralding a great catastrophe, the subsequent chapters do a good job of showing the consequences, worthy of any disaster : Aaron Miles.

A futuristic thriller that mixes science fiction, world politics, and gobs of action. In an unspecified future, America polices the world, deploying robots—Tin Men—to quell civil wars, “defuse the world’s hot spots,” make the globe safe for democracy, and get resented for it.

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But the worst occurs when anarchists set off a global pulse that shorts out electrical connections. In Damascus, Private Danny Kelso, Corporal Kate Wade and their platoon realize they are trapped inside the Tin Men.

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