Results 1 – 21 of 21 El Sha o la desmesura del poder. Kapuscinski, Ryszard. Published by Anagrama . (). ISBN / ISBN Ryszard Kapuściński was a Polish journalist, photographer, poet and author. He received many . In he edited and translated from the Spanish El diario del Che en Bolivia, the final literary bequest of Che Guevara. Kapuściński analyzed. Results 1 – 30 of Ryszard Kapuscinski. 01 Feb Paperback. US$ US$ Save US $ Add to basket · El Sha O La Desmesura del Poder.
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Ryszard Kapuscinski is known as a dedicated journalist, one who puts himself in the situation, rather than analysing it from a distance – and he is somewhat a specialist in revolutions! Ash wrote later that month reprinted in his Facts Are Subversive: No wonder we were called the great satan. Los Angeles Times wrote: Return to Book Page. Der beste Reporter der Welt”.
He came back to Poland by the Trans-Siberian Railway.
Shortly afterwards he also joined the weekly Polityka where he worked till Later the family moved near Otwock. The middle part is made up of a series of short essays about either ‘a photograph’, ‘a cassette’, or ‘from the notes’. Archived from the original on August 21, It would have added a layer of understanding, and more depth to the facts.
Consider the hypothetical case of an author publishing a book of scandalous revelations about the last years of the Gierek regime in communist Poland, using dubious information obtained in obscure circumstances from anonymous and untraceable members of the Polish Internal Security Police.
Archived from the original on September 20, After this experience he wrote Imperium. During his lifetime he was jailed 40 times kapuscinsski survived four death sentences. It is the temptation of ease, wealth, strength, fortune, power.
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The best way I can describe it: He kapuscinsik skilled in listening to e, diverse people he met, but he was also capable of “reading” the hidden sense of the scenes he encountered: But this view, while correct, is one-sided.
Shah of Shahs by Ryszard Kapuściński
This may well be true but what he has given us is a portrait that transcends reportage; vivid images that form the pattern that is woven in the rug. In he was appointed to the Polish Press Agency and began traveling around the developing world and reporting on wars, coups and revolutions in Asia, the Americas, and Europe; he lived through twenty-seven revolutions and coups, was jailed forty times, and survived four death sentences.
In June he kspuscinski from Warsaw University. From his vantage point at the break-up of the o In Shah of Shahs Kapuscinski brings a mythographer’s perspective and a novelist’s virtuosity to bear on the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran, one of the most infamous of the United States’ client-dictators, who resolved to transform his country into “a second America in a generation,” only to be toppled virtually overnight.
Retrieved 21 July One of the best books written about Iran. He was a great story-teller, but not a liar. To ask other readers questions about Shah of Shahsplease sign up.
Political books have been accused o Easily one of the most moving books I’ve read this year. Rimasero sequestrati dal 4 novembre al 20 gennaio In he went to Iran to witness the Iranian Revolution.
Jul 31, Shadin Pranto rated it it was amazing. It is not a matter of religion, it is a matter of the use people make of religion. It comes across as realistic and honest, but for me was a bit disjointed.
I learned two major things from this book: He goes beyond the simple observations and asks questions best answered by the human psyche.
In he witnessed war in Honduras which he described in the book The Soccer War.
I really believe that many Iranians would take similar considerations instead of abandoning family, position, well-being, everything! Kapuscinski’s writings on Africa are great, perhaps because he was able to keep a somewhat fresher mind?
Reprint of the review in full. The cassette is the personal implant, in the minds and dreams of the people, of the words and actions of Mohammed Mossadegh. Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on July 22, Beginning with that journey to India undertaken at the age of 24, he travelled across the developing world reporting on wars, coups and revolutions in AfricaAsiaell Latin America.