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The Life of Fly [Hardcover]

Magnus Muhr
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4 Oct 2010
'A global Internet sensation...hilarious' the Daily Mail For a long time entomologists have been studying the life of the common housefly, but with limited success. Recently, however, a Swedish photographer, Magnus Muhr, has managed to reveal that flies live pretty much like we do. In this extroardinary record of fly behaviour, witness them as never before as they sunbathe, go horse riding, queue for the toilets, hang out the washing and even perform their own version of Riverdance.

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  • Hardcover: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Summersdale (4 Oct 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849531048
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849531047
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 18.3 x 13.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 182,804 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Strange? Yes. Disgusting? Sort of. A book that encourages the morbid curiosity in all of us? Most certainly.' (St Christopher's Live Your Life e-zine)

'Based on an internet hit, its weirdly compelling.' (The Bookseller)

'Has the 'Marmite' factor, and could well be a Christmas hit.' (The Bookseller)

About the Author

Magnus Muhr is an avid photographer, with nature, portraits and nudes as his favourite fields.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Funny and creative 4 Oct 2011
By Miss M
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
The pictures have indeed been circulating on the internet for a few years now but the book shows plenty of pictures you haven't seen before. It's a great little present, great for your coffee table, great for kids, too. I have ordered several of them and so far everyone loved it. I think it's more than just a book of dead flies, there is a story in every picture!
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5.0 out of 5 stars fascinating 20 Feb 2011
By k123
Format:Hardcover
ok, so basically photos of dead flies but a great gift for any age...........have bought for several 'boys' in the family and friends. A great coffee table or toilet book! Funny, thought provoking, clever, artistic and downright wacky!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Funny 12 Feb 2013
By HMac
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Daughter bought for a friend but enjoyed looking at it herself first - clever drawings and friend liked it too
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hilarious 20 Dec 2011
By Seb
Format:Hardcover
There's not much to read :), but aren't pictures worth millions of words? Worth checking out! The Life of Fly
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 9 Aug 2014
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love this little book
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