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Life of Fly

3.36  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
When they re not buzzing in our ears or ruining our picnics, flies have lives of their own. Until now, their tiny world has remained completely unknown to humankind. In this engaging study, photographer Magnus Muhr carefully documents the world of the common housefly and reveals that when we re not around, flies behave pretty much like we do. Playing golf or soccer, sunbat ...more
Hardcover, 72 pages
Published August 10th 2011 by Chronicle Books (first published October 2010)
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Paul  Hankins
I had thought I had put this book in my Goodreads stacks, but it's not here. Okay. Now it's here. I just go downstairs, grab the book, read it again, and post. No big deal.

Pictures of flies are embellished with simple line drawings to reveal what flies do when they are not gathering in the window sill or the track of your sliding glass doors (wink).

A lot of fun here. . .
Jul 08, 2012 Minah rated it liked it
At first sight, this book would be related to some kind of philosophies from "The Metamorphosis" by Franz Kafka. There's nothing like that in this book. Just pencil sketches and photographies with real flies. Gross but hilarious jokes!
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