I have just completed reading Robert Hughes's latest book, The Shock of the New. It is a comprehensive history of the world in the 20th Century from the year 1900 and is a most fascinating account of how the world has changed and how it has changed over the last 100 years and so many new ones have come on the scene.I was impressed with Robert Hughes's ability to paint vivid pictures of both peoples and places. In fact, I found his writing style so good that I was
The New BookThe Shock Of The Newby Robert HughesHighly recommended.Published by Doubleday 1999First Edition, first printing.Donald Miller, Editor.ISBN 0-385-24165-1Hardcover: 416 pagesPublisher: Doubleday; a Division of Random House, Inc.First Printing: June 1997This is a large hardback book (including dust jacket), with 416 pages of text and 89 photographs. It
I would like to write a testimonial about THE SHOCK OF THE NEW book by Robert Hughes. I have read this book and had a very insightful understanding of the most important book of all time. I would like to recommend this book to anyone, I really feel like I have learned something from it. I would also like to inform Robert Hughes that this book is not a good idea for anyone in the "hard-core" market. It is too much for anyone who knows nothing about the
I needed to write a literature review about The Shock Of The New and Gathering Storm books. I read The Shock Of The New with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Robert Hughes is a wonderful writer.