Nostromo


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Nostromo

entrusted with a cargo of silver, manages to conceal some for his own gain. [Br. Lit.: Conrad Nostromo]

Nostromo

inadvertently gains hoard of silver ingots. [Br. Lit.: Nostromo]
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IN 1979, director Ridley Scott unleashed a merciless killing machine on the unsuspecting crew of the Nostromo, giving birth to the Alien franchise.
In 1979, he unleashed a merciless killing machine on the unsuspecting crew of the Nostromo, giving birth to the Alien franchise.
Sent away by his dying "Mother," Zero, a small android, leaves the alien world of Nostromo behind in search of another home.
In his novel Nostromo, Joseph Conrad describes the suicide of the
While the novel's view of commerce in the opening chapters is as ironic as one would expect from the author of Nostromo, Sofianos cogently argues that beyond the meticulously realised world of commerce and finance, the novel's essential dynamic is driven by the dream-world, by suggestiveness, obliqueness, atmosphere, and that indeed the text as a whole aspires to the condition of music, which Conrad called "the art of arts" (Preface to The Nigger of the Narcissus).
Paul Craig, from the band's managers Nostromo, said: "This rider is now more than two years old and there are good and specific reasons for everything contained within it.
Isolation pits you against just a single beast in a vast craft that is an almostidentical recreation of the Nostromo ship from the 1979 original movie.
Anyone who pre-orders the game will get a free upgrade to the Nostromo Edition, which includes the bonus content Crew Expendable.
Sigourney Weaver and the cast of "Alien'' are virtually returning to the starship Nostromo.
The final example, from Conrad's Nostromo, addresses the non-paradoxical behaviors of people who end up acting against their sense of self, contradicting their own moral character.
I read The Nigger of the 'Narcissus', Nostromo, The Arrow of Gold, An Outcast of the Islands, and the rest of those excellent books, read them with great pleasure" (Mann, The Genesis of a Novel, trans.
Other extraterrestrial highlights at the two-day Hollywood Legends sale of hundreds of costumes, memorabilia, props and other items included the "alien survey buggy" seen aboard the Nostromo in the 1979 movie "Alien," which sold for $10,625, and a complete costume worn by Anubis, played by Carlos Lauchu, in the 1994 movie "Stargate," which sold for $16,250, more than three times the estimate.