The Resource Sad topographies, Damien Rudd ; illustrated by Kateryna Didyk

Sad topographies, Damien Rudd ; illustrated by Kateryna Didyk

Label
Sad topographies
Title
Sad topographies
Statement of responsibility
Damien Rudd ; illustrated by Kateryna Didyk
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sad Topographies is an illustrated guide for the melancholic among us. Dispirited travellers rejoice as Damien Rudd journeys across continents in search of the world's most joyless place names and their fascinating etymologies. Behind each lugubrious place name exists a story, a richly interwoven narrative of mythology, history, landscape, misadventure and tragedy. From Disappointment Island in the Southern Ocean to Misery in Germany, across to Lonely Island in Russia, or, if you're feeling more intrepid, pay a visit to Mount Hopeless in Australia - all from the comfort of your armchair. With hand drawn maps by illustrator Kateryna Didyk, Sad Topographies will steer you along paths that lead to strange and obscure places, navigating the terrains of historical fact and imaginative fiction. At turns poetic and dark-humoured, this is a travel guide quite like no other. Damien Rudd is the founder of the hugely popular Instagram account @sadtopographies
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rudd, Damien
Dewey number
910.014
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Didyk, Kateryna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Toponymy
  • Names, Geographical
  • Geography
  • Wit and humor
  • Voyages and travels
  • Names, Geographical
  • Toponymy
  • Geography
  • Names, Geographical
Label
Sad topographies, Damien Rudd ; illustrated by Kateryna Didyk
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A disenchanted travellers guide -- On cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781471169298
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Sad topographies, Damien Rudd ; illustrated by Kateryna Didyk
Publication
Note
A disenchanted travellers guide -- On cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781471169298
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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