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Re non fiction but many are almost too strange to be real
Most But Not All but not all them recount the events of the place s history Each story was an absolutely fascinating read and I wish there were The map illustrations are a real pleasure to look at Had the pleasure of having the french editor as a of having the French editor as a in school and it was pretty neat to nerd out with him on sad topographies when he spoke about publishing this book It s because of things like these that I am SO STOKED about being in publishing Rather than the morbid curiosities I might have been unconsciously seeking out this elivers on its promise of sad isolated places The accompanying essays are enthralling pieces of writing Oh wow this book is stunningI made myself wait so long to get this trying to convince myself it was just another pretty book that I Sword at Sunset didn t need I still ended up buying it The places mentioned include Isle of the Dead Nothing Doom Town and Lonelyville And all are accompanied by the history behind their names Such an enjoyable read for a lazy Sunday afternoon A beautifullyesigned and original book that could Fair Play (Zephyr Ranch do with some editing loved it. Sad Topographies will steer you along paths that lead to strange and obscure places navigating the terrains of historical fact and imaginative fiction At turns poetic andark
"Humoured This Is A Travel "this is a travel uite like no other Damien Rudd is the founder of the hugely popular Instagram account sadtopographies . I rather enjoyed this book but if you find the title off putting on t read it it s exactly what it says it is In sum it s intriguing both in style and in contentThis is essentially a representative exploration of human misery identified through aptly named locations Each entry provides a ifferent glimpse into history most often ending badly but at the same time always a glimmer of something almost positive For example Little Hope Island is about light houses and isolation but also how most of these inhabitants chose to live that way and had somehow found comfort in a situation
that makes the rest of us shudder Other times you have places ofmakes the rest of us shudder Other times you have places of that resulted in a group saving themselves through luck hard work and inventiveness And then other times just a lot of people Cronache della famiglia Wapshot died But like microhistories that give you aown to earth perspective of what the past was really like this book also gives you a better understanding of what was going on in the pastOn a aesthetic note this author is not some The Temple of the Golden Pavilion dry historian but an artist verging on the clich who is notescribing history but telling stories aimed at making your. Sad Topographies is an illustrated guide for the melancholic among us Dispirited travellers rejoice as Damien Rudd journeys across continents in search of the world’s most joyless place names and their fascinating etymologies Behind each lugubrious place name exists a story a richly interwoven narrative of mytholo.
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a feeling most of us today on t indulge in very often and it sfeeling most of us today on t indulge in very often and it s because it s a rarity in this modern world that I would recommend the book If your main subject of interest is the meaningless of human existence if you like maps and and weird road signs if your phone is full of classical art memes then go for it You ll efinitely laugh If not New Penguin Cookery Book don t But then youon t what s good in life My last read Sad TopographiesA Disenchanted Traveller s GuideBy Damien Rudd and illustrated by Kateryna DidykThis is a beautifu Stunning book Wrong Pong delivers exactly what it promises Mine was gifted to me on aay we travelled to a new town the book was so interesting that we spent about an hour or even flipping through instead of walking around in the new placeThe author s comments are witty and all of the places create some sort of storyLoved the Ulysses style navigation where you can either go to the next page or to the page the book suggests you go This is a beautifully written book It s a kind of imaginary travel guide All the stories Gy history landscape misadventure and tragedy From Disappointment Island in the Southern Ocean to Misery in Germany across to Lonely Island in Russia or if you’re feeling intrepid pay a visit to Mount Hopeless in Australia – all from the comfort of your armchair With hand Dealmakers Guide To Commercial Real Estate drawn maps by illustrator Kateryna Didyk.