【DK Great Diaries】
@超大開本25.9 x 30.9 cm
Samuel Pepys(17世紀英國政治家), Charles Darwin(達爾文), Henry-David Thoreau(梭羅，美國詩人), the Goncourt brothers(龔固爾兄弟，19世紀法國作家), Virginia Woolf (吳爾芙), and Anne Frank(安妮‧法蘭克)……本書收錄這些珍貴日記、手稿、筆記的照片，並擷取重要細節，呈現日記擁有者的資料，並爬梳其作品在當時文化與歷史之中所展現的意義。
Travel back in time and share the experience of everyday thoughts and great moments in history in this fascinating compilation of diaries through the ages.
Great Diaries traces the history of the diary from ancient times to the present day, bringing together more than 80 historical and literary diaries, artists' sketchbooks, explorers' journals, and scientists' notebooks. Discover what it was like to build a pyramid, sail the seas with Magellan, travel into the heart of Africa, or serve on the Western Front. Find out how writers and artists planned their masterpieces, and how scientists developed their groundbreaking theories.
Great Diaries takes you into the pages of the world's greatest diaries and notebooks, including those of Samuel Pepys, Charles Darwin, Henry-David Thoreau, the Goncourt brothers, Virginia Woolf, and Anne Frank, and shows you what they looked like. Stunning images of the original notebooks and manuscripts are complemented by key extracts and close-ups of important details. Feature boxes provide additional biographical information and set the works in their cultural and historical context.
Essential reading for everyone who is passionate about history and literature, Great Diaries provides an intimate insight into the lives and thoughts of some of the most interesting people of the last 2,000 years.