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Atlas of Islands (First Discovery Book)

Donald Grant

Atlas of Islands (First Discovery Book)

by Donald Grant

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7602403M
ISBN 100613949137
ISBN 109780613949132

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Each of author and artist Judith Schalansky's maps transported me."Reviews: Utopia and Atlantis were islands, and islands have captured the imaginations of writers and artists for centuries. InDaniel Defoe published his tale of a castaway on a desert island, Robinson Crusoe, one of the first great novels in the history of E What is it about islands that is so alluring, and why do so many people find these self /5(3).

Judith Schalansky’s Atlas of Remote Islands () goes so far as literally to draw an entire atlas of islands, each of them given a short description -- really, a prose poem -- on the facing page. Each entry is headed with a selective timeline and a set of distances to other far-away places, together with a thumbnail hemispheric sketch to.

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