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Nemo

The Roses of Berlin

By Alan Moore; Kevin O'Neill; Kevin O'Neill (Illustrator)

Top Shelf Productions, Hardcover, 9781603093200, 56pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2014

Description
From "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" Sixteen years ago, notorious science-brigand Janni Nemo journeyed into the frozen reaches of Antarctica to resolve her father's weighty legacy in a storm of madness and loss, barely escaping with her Nautilus and her life. Now it is 1941, and with her daughter strategically married into the family of aerial warlord Jean Robur, Janni's raiders have only limited contact with the military might of the clownish German-Tomanian dictator Adenoid Hynkel. But when the pirate queen learns that her loved ones are held hostage in the nightmarish Berlin, she has no choice save to intervene directly, travelling with her ageing lover Broad Arrow Jack into the belly of the beastly metropolis. Within that alienated city await monsters, criminals, and legends, including the remaining vestiges of Germany's notorious 'Twilight Heroes', a dark Teutonic counterpart to Mina Murray's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. And waiting at the far end of this gauntlet of alarming adversaries there is something much, much worse. Continuing in the thrilling tradition of "Heart of Ice," Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill rampage through twentieth-century culture in a blazing new adventure, set in a city of totalitarian shadows and mechanical nightmares. Cultures clash and lives are lost in the explosive collision of four unforgettable women, lost in the black and bloody alleyways where thrive" The Roses of Berlin.


About the Author
Alan Moore has designed and created everything from books to businesses. He has a unique grasp on the forces that are reshaping our world and how to creatively respond to them. Working on six continents, Alan has shared his knowledge in the form of board and advisory positions at companies such as Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and The Coca Cola Company, workshops and speaking as well as teaching in institutions as wide ranging as MIT and Reading University s Typography Department, Sloan School of Management and INSEAD. He is the author of four books on creativity, marketing and business transformation including 'No Straight Lines: making sense of our nonlinear world' (2011). He still works as an artist. He tries everyday to lead a life as beautifully as he possibly can.

Kevin O'Neill is Assistant Professor in the Department for the Study of Religion and the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University of Toronto. He is author of "City of God: Christian Citizenship in Postwar Guatemala" (UC Press, 2010) and coeditor, with Alex Laban Hinton, of "Genocide: Truth, Memory, and Representation".

Kevin O'Neill is Assistant Professor in the Department for the Study of Religion and the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University of Toronto. He is author of "City of God: Christian Citizenship in Postwar Guatemala" (UC Press, 2010) and coeditor, with Alex Laban Hinton, of "Genocide: Truth, Memory, and Representation".