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Aphy to time from historic maps to the color mauve he’s found his most delightful topic yet miniaturesTiny Eiffel Towers Platoons of brave toy soldiers A doll’s house created for a ueen Diminutive crime scenes crafted to catch a killer Model villages and miniscule railways These are just a few of the objects you will discover in the pages of In Miniature Bringing together history psychology art and obsession Garfield explores what fuels the strong appeal of miniature objects among collectors modelers and fans The toys. “The smarter I

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In MiniatureBestselling award winning writer Simon Garfield returns with an enthralling investigation of humans’ peculiar fascination with small things and what small things tell us about our larger world“Simon Garfield is an exuberant truffle hound of the recondite and delightful factoid” Sunday Times LondonSimon Garfield writes books that shine a light on aspects of the everyday world in order to reveal the charms and eccentricities hiding in plain sight around us After beguiling fans with books about everything from typogr. Glorious history

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review Ì In Miniature Ò Bestselling award winning writer Simon Garfield returns with an enthralling investigation of humans’ peculiar fascination with small things—and what small things tell us about our larger world“Simon Garfield is an exuberant truffle hound of the recondite and delightful factoid” — Sunday Times LondonSimon Garfield writes booksWe enjoy as children invest us with a rare power at a young age conferring on us a taste of adult sized authority For some the desire to play with small things becomes a desire to make small things We live in a vast and uncertain world and controlling just a tiny scaled down part of it restores our sense of order and worthAs it explores flea circuses microscopic food ancient tombs and the Vegas Strip In Miniature changes the way we perceive our surroundings encouraging all of us to find greatness in the smallest of thing. kindly gifted to