Cars > Internet

The Liquid Land review - a memorable Austrian allegory

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

A town is being sucked down a vast hole in Raphaela Edelbauer's subtle, whimsical debut about historical memory When physicist Ruth Schwarz learns that her parents have died in a car crash, she travels to their hometown in remote rural Austria to arrange their burial. Greater Einland has no internet and no ATMs; the local economy runs on a complex system of IOUs. Even more remarkably, it is being gradually sucked down into a vast subterranean hole of unknown provenance. The imperious countess who governs the town enlists Schwarz to help fix the problem. Surveying Greater Einland from a...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Internet      Economy      Running      Cars      Memory      Hacking      Review      Travel      Fiction in translation      Fiction      Books      Culture  


Moment undercover police car SLAMS into a female officer during a chase of...

Moment undercover police car SLAMS into a female officer during a chase of five robbers in London

Video shared on social media shows a female Met officer running to the boot of her vehicle on Rowan Road in Mitcham, South London on Tuesday before she is rammed by an... Read more ...

New Corvette Z06 gets bespoke 5.5-litre V8 with 670bhp

New Corvette Z06 gets bespoke 5.5-litre V8 with 670bhp

Uprated V8 power, visual overhaul and circuit-ready suspension for most hardcore 'Vette yet Chevrolet has revealed the range-topping ZO6 variant of its new mid-engined... Read more ...

Darling Buds of May Rolls-Royce to be auctioned for estimated £70k

Darling Buds of May Rolls-Royce to be auctioned for estimated £70k

The car, a 20hp Park Ward Landaulette, was famously loved by David Jason's character Pop Larkin in the series that ran from 1991 to 1993 and famously gave Catherine Zeta-Jones... Read more ...

Driver arrested for buying fuel with £100 coin wins £5,000 damages

Driver arrested for buying fuel with £100 coin wins £5,000 damages

Brett Chamberlain, 50, tried to use his £100 coin at the Tesco petrol station A driver who was held by police after he tried to pay for fuel using a £100 coin has been awarded... Read more ...

Met officer in hospital after being hit by police car in robbery chase

A police officer was taken to hospital after being struck by another police car during a chase. Read more ...

Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Camera 2021 and how to vote

Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Camera 2021 and how to vote

The Shortlist for the EE Pocket-lint Awards has been revealed, celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including games , smartphones, cars and cameras. The... Read more ...

Shocking moment female cop screams as she's crushed by unmarked police car...

Read more ...

Jaguar Land Rover and Tesla in deal on EU emissions targets

Jaguar Land Rover and Tesla in deal on EU emissions targets

British firm joins Tesla's 'pool' to share CO2 fleet emissions targets in a move that could help it avoid fines Jaguar Land Rover has joined Tesla 's manufacturer pool for... Read more ...

Tesla now worth more than $1 trillion following Hertz rental car deal

Tesla now worth more than $1 trillion following Hertz rental car deal

ELECTRIC car manufacturer, Tesla, has seen its market value exceed the $1 trillion mark following an order from car rental firm Hertz for 100,000 vehicles by the end of... Read more ...

Trial of white nationalists behind deadly Unite the Right rally set to begin

Trial of white nationalists behind deadly Unite the Right rally set to begin

Jury selection in the civil lawsuit against organizers and participants of the Unite the Right rally in 2017 began Monday Four years after the Unite the Right rally turned... Read more ...