Lost Worlds: What Have We Lost And Where Did It Go?

Lost Worlds: What Have We Lost And Where Did It Go?

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They go. They vanish. People. Civilizations. Languages. Philosophies. Works of art disappear, species are extinguished, books are lost. Dunwich is drowned, Pompeii buried, Athena's statue gone from the Parthenon, Suetonius's Lives of the Great Whores gone the way of the Roman Empire. Whole libraries of knowledge, galleries of secrets. Gone. Little things, too. Train compartments. Snuff, galoshes, smog. Your mother's perfume. Our culture, our knowledge and all our… (more)

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Publisher: Granta Books (September 06, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 416 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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