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Scribner, Jan 1, 2002 - Fiction - 260 pages
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Martagon Foley forelsker sig hovedkuls i den franske kvinde Marina de Cabrières, som har solgt sit barndomshjem, så man kan bygge den flyveplads, som Martagon er rådgivende ingeniør for.

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

In a bold attempt to make civil engineering sexy, this novel has a guy called Margtagon (Martagon??? Isn’t that some kind of gas?), designer of massive glass structures, getting involved with a French ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katong - LibraryThing

Enjoyed this very much. There was just the slightest touch of Ballardian dystopia in this exploration of stress and load-bearing, transparency and motion, in buildings and people and systems. Met ... Read full review


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