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1913

The Year Before the Storm

1913( )
Author: Illies, Florian
Translator: Whiteside, Shaun
Searle, Jamie
ISBN:978-1-84668-951-2
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Profile Books Limited
Imprint:Clerkenwell Press, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

A witty yet moving narrative worked up from sketched documentary traces and biographical fragments, 1913 is an intimate cultural portrait of a world that is about to change forever.The stuffy conventions of the nineteenth century are receding into the past, and 1913 heralds a new age of unlimited possibility. Kafka falls in love; Louis Armstrong learns to play the trumpet; a young seamstress called Coco Chanel opens her first boutique; Charlie Chaplin signs his first movie contract;...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / General
History / Civilization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 22.2 x 2.8 cm
Book Weight:0.417 Kilograms



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