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The World Aflame Reviews

The World Aflame by Dan Jones, Marina Amaral

The World Aflame

The Long War, 1914-1945

Dan Jones, Marina Amaral

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1 review

Imprint: Head of Zeus
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publication date: 14 May 2020
ISBN: 9781788547789

A visually stunning history of global conflict from 1914 to 1945, from Dan Jones and Marina Amaral - the team who created The Colour of Time.

4 stars out of 5
Alexander Larman
17 May 2020

"it’s the pictures that leave an indelible impact"

“The world is fragile. It takes less than we think to set it aflame.” So the historian Dan Jones writes, striking unintended contemporary parallels in his introduction to his second collaboration with the artist Marina Amaral, after The Colour of Time. In The World Aflame, the events of the first and second world wars – the so-called long war – are brought to vivid, startling life thanks to Amaral’s skill at colourising contemporary images. Jones’s pithy and knowledgable captions, meanwhile, offer useful context and erudite commentary...

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