Wolfhound Century (Wolfhound Century, Book 1) by Peter Higgins

By Peter Higgins

Investigator Vissarion Lom has been summoned to the capital with the intention to capture a terrorist—and ordered to file on to the pinnacle of the key police.

A totalitarian nation, worn down through an unending warfare, has to be visible to overwhelm home-grown terrorism with an iron fist. yet Lom discovers Mirgorod to be extra corrupted than he imagined: a murky international of mystery police and revolutionaries, cabaret golf equipment and doomed artists.

Lom has been selected simply because he's an interloper, no longer serious about the fight for strength in the social gathering. and due to the sliver of angel stone implanted in his head.

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7 The present decrease in the Netherlands birth rate will result in a declining rate of increase in the number of young workers after 1965. The extent of this decline will depend on the rate of decline of marriage fertility. While the extravagant growth of the Netherlands labour force between 1960 and 1965 will be of a temporary nature, it will exceed by far any previous expansion. From this survey, one may conclude that: 1. Until 1955 emigration of persons, 25 or more of age, with families including young children, should be encouraged.

The decrease in agricultural employment in several areas has accentuated the problem. A recent publication of the Netherlands Agro-economic Institute 2 on the small landholdings problem, recommends that a further increase in the existing working popUlation in areas in which small holdings are concentrated, should be avoided. An increase in the departure rate of children of farm families is also advocated. The existing disproportion between the number of farmers and the available land can, according to the report, not be eliminated by an increase in amount of available arable land.

The term "internationally specialized" is slightly exaggerated, but for purposes of this kind of forecast it is acceptable. 3 X 4,282,000 = 1,285,000), (see Table IX). Agriculture: The general premises have been based on the idea 28 NUMBERS AND PROSPECTS TABLE IX. Estimated socio-economic distribution of the male working population in the Netherlands, I98I 1. Industry I. Regional service activities . II. Regional basic activities 1. National service activities. a Manufacturing industry b Services.

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