The Faber book of reportage

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Faber , London
World his
Statementedited by John Carey.
ContributionsCarey, John, 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD20
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 706p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21301632M
ISBN 100571141633

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John Carey's best-selling Faber Book of Reportage draws its eyewitness account from memoirs, travel books and newspapers. This is history with the varnish removed.

'A quite stunning collection. There are descriptions in this book so fresh that they sear themselves into the imagination.' Jeremy Paxman/5(15).

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This is history with the varnish removed. 'A quite stunning collection. There are descriptions in this book so fresh that they sear themselves into the imagination.' Jeremy Paxman. John Carey is an Emeritus Professor at Oxford University. His books include studies of Donne, Dickens and Thackeray, The Intellectuals and the Masses, What Good Are the Arts?and a life of William is also the editor of The Faber Book of Reportage, The Faber Book of Science and The Faber Book of Utopias.

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The Faber Book of Reportage (Faber and Faber,), published in America as Eyewitness to History (Harvard University Press, ). A collection of eyewitness accounts of historical events from ancient Greece to the present day.

Published in French as Reportages: Les Temoins Racontent L’Histoire (), also in Danish (), Norwegian () and Greek (). An experienced and imaginative anthologist, editor of The Faber Book of Reportage and The Faber Book of Science, Carey has gathered together a vast range of texts from Ancient Egypt to modern California, the authors of which, in different ways, attempt to describe a better world than our own.

John Carey's best-selling "Faber Book of Reportage" draws its eyewitness account from memoirs, travel books and newspapers. This is history with the varnish removed. "A quite stunning collection. There are descriptions in this book so fresh that they sear themselves into the imagination". (Jeremy Paxman).

Reviews of the The Faber Book of Reportage. Faber and Faber is now the last of the great independent publishing houses in London. Its commitment to quality publishing is reflected in the depth of its backlist. In Fiction, award-winning names are joined by exciting new talent, with two Booker Prize winners since and the continued acquisition and promotion of new writers.

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