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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Though in many ways his writing is specifically about a certain time and place, it speaks truthfully about the nature of man and trauma.

Shah of Shahs by Ryszard Kapuściński

Archived from the original on July 22, But more importantly, really well-written. Apr 10, Jessica rated it iapuscinski liked it Shelves: Retrieved August 18, Open Preview See a Problem? No trivia or quizzes yet. What we can’t figure out is how to reduce it in practical terms.

In he edited and translated from the Spanish El diario del Che en Boliviathe final literary bequest of Che Guevara. Yet in this book, he was trying to do something else: Beni en beklenmedik anlarda etkiledi korku. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. From his vantage point at the break-up of the old regime, Kapuscinski gives us a compelling history of conspiracy, repression, fanatacism, and revolution. La caduta sh Sha di Persia e l’acesa al potere degli Ayatollah fino alla creazione della Repubblica Islamica.

Rimasero sequestrati dal 4 novembre al 20 gennaio Honestly, if it weren’t for fiction I’d probably break down into a blubbering, nonfunctional ball of gel on the floor just from thinking about how fucked up people are.

Political books have been accused o Easily one of the most moving books I’ve read this year.


Those who know about the Revolution and want a perspective from an informed outsider who has seen government building attempts in Bolivia, Mozambique, the Sudan and Benin will also appreciate this short narrative. View all 5 comments. But I want more. A Life in But kapusxinski wanted to be, you shit! Through a series of photographs he describes the rise of the Pahlavis to the Peacock throne, from humble origins to powerful monarchs. This short eloquent book will give you a history of Iran up to the immediate aftermath of the Revolution.

After honing his skills on domestic stories he was later “‘responsible’ for sh countries” for the Polish Press Agency in Africa.

But ultimately, they belong to fiction.

Ryszard Kapuscinski

This is kind of hard, heavy stuff to be reading about, and for me what made this book great was the way that it ended. I vincitori del Premio Omegna dal ” in Italian. This enabled him to relate the larger forces of history to ordinary lives.

It ends with the Revolution and its immediate aftermath. It tells the story through several witnesses which prevent the usual monotonousness of history books.

CS1 Polish-language sources kapkscinski All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Articles with permanently dead external links CS1 errors: Jan 30, linhtalinhtinh rated it liked it Shelves: Is it possible to describe a war on terror?

He goes beyond the simple observations and asks questions best answered by the human psyche.

Ryszard Kapuściński

Kapuscinski’s writings on Africa are great, perhaps because he was able to keep a somewhat fresher mind? For The Economist see his book Lapidaria Warsawp. Archived from the original on April 2, It comes across as realistic and honest, but for me was a bit disjointed.

With these scraps, Kapuscinski manages to quilt together, as accurately as he could, the overall mood of the country and the hearts of its men. The opening lecture to the summer session at Jagiellonian University, in Krakow http: The middle part is a series of descriptions and explanations. Si tratta di provare a rimettere al loro posto le schegge di un discorso sul potere e sulle sue alterne vicende. Nov 04, Douglas rated it really liked it.


E dunque lasciamolo nell’arretratezza e nell’ignoranza, non costruiamo scuole o kwpuscinski o ospedali, ma compriamo carri armati, aerei da guerra e navi militari per far vedere a tutti quanto siamo forti! For instance, during the Iranian Revolution, he is the only hotel guest… supporting a whole staff, including a laundry worker who sees to it that he needs her kapjscinski services.

In a brief exchange with Elizabeth just now about King Leopold’s GhostI admitted that books like that one make me feel I need a novel afterwards, to help me get back my equilibrium or faith in life and human beings or something like that. The adventures and encounters he describes in his books are on a different level of veracity.

This was his first foreign trip. He said there were inaccuracies in the story, for example, that Mengistu ‘s generals did not escape justice and that the ‘academics’ among them were few and far in between.

The middle part is made up of a series of short essays about either ‘a photograph’, ‘a cassette’, or ‘from the notes’. Frequently mentioned as a favorite to win the Nobel Prize in literature, he never did.

When other journalists fled Iran, Kapuscinski hung around, observing, but also, it seems, living in the situation he was reporting on.

The New York Review of Books. Poland’s Giant of Reportage is Dead”. In August he reported from Kiev and in September he was sent to Indiahis first travel outside Europe.