Meny
 
Pale Rider - 
      Laura Spinney

Pale Rider

The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

«With<b> superb investigative skill and a delightfully light-hearted writing style</b>,<b> </b>Spinney extends her analysis far beyond the relatively short duration of the plague... <b>I’ve seldom had so much fun reading about people dying.</b>»

The Times
Tells the devastating story of the Spanish flu - the twentieth century's greatest killer. Les mer
Vår pris
141,-

(Paperback)
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 7 virkedager

Paperback
Legg i
Paperback
Legg i
Vår pris: 141,-

(Paperback)
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 7 virkedager

Tells the devastating story of the Spanish flu - the twentieth century's greatest killer.

«With<b> superb investigative skill and a delightfully light-hearted writing style</b>,<b> </b>Spinney extends her analysis far beyond the relatively short duration of the plague... <b>I’ve seldom had so much fun reading about people dying.</b>»

The Times

«<b>Weaves together global history and medical science to great effect </b>... <b>Riveting</b>.»

Sunday Times

«<b>Magisterial.</b>»

Observer

«<b>Vividly recreated, grimly fascinating… Coolly, crisply and with a consistently sharp eye for the telling anecdote, Spinney ... demonstrates how the Spanish flu cast a long shadow over the 20th century.</b>»

Daily Mail

«<b>Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story</b>... <i>Pale Rider</i> is <b>not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past</b>.»

Guardian
Laura Spinney is a science journalist and a literary novelist. She is the author of two novels and her writing on science has appeared in National Geographic, Nature, The Economist and The Telegraph, among others. Born in the UK, she has also lived in France and Switzerland.