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20th Century Dreams

Door Guy Peellaert e.a.

Categorie
Algemeen Kunst
Boeknummer
#242698
Titel
20th Century Dreams
Auteur
Peellaert, Guy & Nik Cohn
Boektype
Gebonden hardcover
Uitgeverij
London, Secker & Warburg
Jaar van uitgave
1999
ISBN10
0436276178
ISBN13
9780436276170
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting
An old man died. The name on his passport is Max Vail. Born in humble circumstances in St Petersburg at the turn of the century, he moved relentlessly up the ladders of power to Vienna, Berlin, Paris and London. During the thirties he made America his permanent centre operations, though he continued to spend much time in Europe. He has left a journal. More than a personal testament, it is a secret history of the century's buried liaisons and fatal indiscretions, plots, deceptions, fateful meetings and stolen romances. We see Jackie Kennedy with Muhammad Ali, Hitler and the Windsors, Lord Lucan and Martin Bormann, Princess Di and Prince, Elvis and Bill Clinton, Idi Amin and Queen Elizabeth II. And Max Vail himself, the eternal loner who is their missing link. With 84 colour images and capti... (Lees verder)vating narrative, this work is a tour of the century's psyche. Eighty-four cutting-edge, pictorial computer collages featuring some two hundred celebrated personalities present an offbeat study of intriguing events and secret history of the twentieth century. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Pagina's
211
Conditie
Goed — Later binding: professionally bound in cloth with original cover and spine.
Prijs
€ 12,50

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