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The Gilded Chalet
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Padraig Rooney
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-19 - Publisher: Hachette UK

In the summer of 1816 paparazzi trained their telescopes on Byron and the Shelleys across Lake Geneva. Mary Shelley babysat and wrote Frankenstein. Byron dieted and penned The Prisoner of Chillon. His doctor, Polidori, was dreaming up The Vampyre. Together they put Switzerland on the map. From Rousseau to Nabokov,
The Gilded Chalet
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Padraig Rooney
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-12 - Publisher: Nicholas Brealey

In the summer of 1816 paparazzi trained their telescopes on Byron and the Shelleys across Lake Geneva. Mary Shelley babysat and wrote Frankenstein. Byron dieted and penned The Prisoner of Chillon. His doctor, Polidori, was dreaming up The Vampyre. Together they put Switzerland on the map. From Rousseau to Nabokov,
The Naked Swiss
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Clare O'Dea
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-29 - Publisher: Schwabe AG

In The Naked Swiss: A Nation Behind 10 Myths, journalist Clare O'Dea promises to change the way the world thinks about modern Switzerland - and give Swiss readers much to think about too. In 10 fact-based chapters O'Dea investigates positive myths of modern Switzerland (The Swiss are Rich/Brilliant/Have the Perfect
The Rhine
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Ben Coates
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-13 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The Rhine is one of the world's greatest rivers. Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, it flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industrial and political powerhouses of Germany and France, to the wealthy mountain fortresses of Switzerland and Liechtenstein. For
Swiss Watching
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Diccon Bewes
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-06 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'A great subject for a cultural anthropologist and Bewes is a perfect guide' Financial Times, Book of the Year A brand new edition of the international bestseller, with new sections on the Swiss elections, the Swiss citizenship test and how Brexit has affected Switzerland. One country, four languages, 26 cantons,