By Tom Winterbottom
This booklet reports structure and literature of Rio de Janeiro, the “Marvellous City,” from the revolution of 1889 to the Olympics of 2016, taking the reader on a trip during the historical past of the town. This research bargains a wide-ranging and thought-provoking perception that strikes from ruins to Modernism, from the prior to the longer term, from futebol to fiction, and from seashore to favela, to discover the fantastic feature—decadence—at the guts of this specific and possible undying city international. An cutting edge and in-depth learn of structures, books, and characters within the city’s smooth historical past, this primary new paintings units the reader within the wonderful international of Rio de Janeiro.
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