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M the mainland whether its inhabited its features and the stories that have shaped its lore With full color maps and an air of mysterious adventure Atlas of Remote Island is perfect for the traveler or romantic in all of u. This is genuinely a delightful book And it s such an original concept I mean how often do you think of islands Really think of islands Not very often Me either Judith Schalansky however has thought about islands a lot and she shares it with the world in this beautiful book Each island takes up two pages one with a small description and one with a simple but wonderful illustration of the island The description is not a description per se it s a selected story about the island itself a piece of its history or a story that relates to the island in some way I know that islands exist of course but I had no idea that so many of them were so inaccessible or that some of them have got such a rich weird grotesue or down right horrible history I just love it I love hearing about the Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of Remote Island is perfect for the traveler Spieserye or romantic in all Feral of u. This is genuinely a delightful book And it s such an Krismis van Map Jacobs original concept I mean how Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods often do you think Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche of islands Really think Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of islands Not very Mensa Riddles Conundrums often Me either Judith Schalansky however has thought about islands a lot and she shares it with the world in this beautiful book Each island takes up two pages Julie of the Wolves one with a small description and The Right Swipe one with a simple but wonderful illustration Touched of the island The description is not a description per se it s a selected story about the island itself a piece Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa of its history Ugly Fish or a story that relates to the island in some way I know that islands exist The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of course but I had no idea that so many Little Gods of them were so inaccessible Der Schweizerische Robinson or that some Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of them have got such a rich weird grotesue The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats or down right horrible history I just love it I love hearing about the

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Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln Fünfzig Inseln auf denen ich nie war und niemals sein werde

A rare and beautifully illustrated journey to fifty faraway worlds There are still places on earth that are unknown Visually stunning and uniuely designed this wondrous book captures fifty islands that are far away in ever. On a wonderfully warm and cloudless winter solstice day I took this volume on a picnic and was engrossed for a few hours with the beautiful maps and the eually beautiful stories that accompanied them While Judith Schalansky proves to be another of my fellow map nerds along with Simon Garfield and Ken Jennings Judith s history has a uniue slant on the usual type of nerderyJudith grew up in East Germany during the late 80 s and early 90 s So her primary school years were filled with communist propoganda and maps on walls that showed a world that was unavailable to most East German citizens Judith still managed to get her small hands on a children s world atlas and went on imaginary trips like the rest of us When she was in her teenage years the Berlin wall fell Germany was reunited Toad of Toad Hall on earth that are unknown Visually stunning and uniuely designed this wondrous book captures fifty islands that are far away in ever. On a wonderfully warm and cloudless winter solstice day I took this volume Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide on a picnic and was engrossed for a few hours with the beautiful maps and the eually beautiful stories that accompanied them While Judith Schalansky proves to be another Kingdom of Ash Throne of Glass 7 of my fellow map nerds along with Simon Garfield and Ken Jennings Judith s history has a uniue slant Imagine Me on the usual type Beyond Temptation of nerderyJudith grew up in East Germany during the late 80 s and early 90 s So her primary school years were filled with communist propoganda and maps Past Due Debt Collection on walls that showed a world that was unavailable to most East German citizens Judith still managed to get her small hands Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt on a children s world atlas and went The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline on imaginary trips like the rest Where I’m Calling From of us When she was in her teenage years the Berlin wall fell Germany was reunited

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Y sense from the mainland from people from airports and from holiday brochures Author Judith Schalansky used historic events and scientific reports as a springboard for each island providing information on its distance fro. This book drove me crazy The author includes fifty islands most unfamiliar to a general audience Iwo Jima and Easter Island are the only ones I recognized Each spread includes information like the island s name area number of residents etymology of the name parent country distance from other locations timeline of major events a small map of where island is in relation to major continents and a larger map of the island itself The brief text that accompanies this is liable to go in any whimsical direction the author fancies for Tromelin for example you learn about a shipwreck in 1760 survivors were rescued sixteen years later Fascinating but what about that tantalizing 4 residents up in the left hand corner Similarly Christmas Island has 1402 inhabitants but the text focuses on cr Imagine Me on its distance fro. This book drove me crazy The author includes fifty islands most unfamiliar to a general audience Iwo Jima and Easter Island are the Beyond Temptation only Past Due Debt Collection ones I recognized Each spread includes information like the island s name area number Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt of residents etymology The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of the name parent country distance from Where I’m Calling From other locations timeline The Accidental Activist of major events a small map Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions of where island is in relation to major continents and a larger map Brenda has a dragon in her blood of the island itself The brief text that accompanies this is liable to go in any whimsical direction the author fancies for Tromelin for example you learn about a shipwreck in 1760 survivors were rescued sixteen years later Fascinating but what about that tantalizing 4 residents up in the left hand corner Similarly Christmas Island has 1402 inhabitants but the text focuses Divan Of Rudaki on cr


10 thoughts on “Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln Fünfzig Inseln auf denen ich nie war und niemals sein werde

  1. says:

    On a wonderfully warm and cloudless winter solstice day I took this volume on a picnic and was engrossed for a few hours with the beautiful maps and the eually beautiful stories that accompanied them While Judith Schalansky proves to be another of my fellow map nerds along with Simon Garfield and Ken Jennings Judith's history has a uniue slan

  2. says:

    I would give this book 10 stars if I could I wish it was twice as long It has a beautiful introduction full of thoughts on travel and what it is that draws people to remote places The majority of the book is two page segments where

  3. says:

    This is the anti travel book You've never been to these places and if you know what's good for you you never will The author has never seen them either In fact hardly any living person has been to these spots and with good reason

  4. says:

    It came in a box with another book and a CD delivered to my front porch and awaiting me Friday night At first look it seemed scant A large type introduction as if to exaggerate the number of pages Some maps of islands with brief written observ

  5. says:

    The mouse over tooltip for five stars here on Goodreads reads it was amazing and seldom have I come across a book to fit the bill better I was blown away by this wonderful atlas of islands already during the foreword The imagery of the autho

  6. says:

    This book drove me crazy The author includes fifty islands most unfamiliar to a general audience Iwo Jima and Easter Island are the only ones I recognized Each spread includes information like the island's name area number of residents etymology of the name parent country distance from other locations timeline of major events a sma

  7. says:

    Written designed and even typeset by the author this is an exuisite little book to read In terms of content I think it is compelling in a car crash kind of way; disturbing and at times horrific but difficult to turn away from Some of the sto

  8. says:

    This is genuinely a delightful book And it’s such an original concept I mean how often do you think of islands? Really think of islands? Not

  9. says:

    Physically this is a very lovely book In concept it is surely a contender for the ultimate expression of armchair journalism on Earth? The proportions and weight of this book makes it deeply satisfying to hold I love the very feel of the paper; the minimal palette of colour; the frustratingly unspecified fonts used to set the texts In relief each island is positioned on a background of water cool pale greyish blue; annotated wi

  10. says:

    Fifty remote islands The author didn't see them I will probably never visit them Every island has a story beautiful like a fairy tale and a beautiful map This is a very good way to get through the winter

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