Number 2 Book I Love Today
The name 'Dictator Style' is perfect for this book. Do not assume style means good style. This book, written by Peter York, is so interesting.The book illustrates the homes of dicators such as Josip Broz Tito, Idi Amin, Saddam Hussein, Benito Mussolini and Francisco Franco. Mr York writes, "Dictators' houses shows you what happens when people are left to exercise their fantasies, unrestrained by scale." PJ O'Rouke writes, " Saddam's chandelier was the size of a two-car garage. If reason for invading Iraq was wanted, felony interior decorating would have done."He is exactly right. It is interesting to see these dictators and their version of style.
This is the presidential railway train boudoir of Mexico's President, Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz Mori. . Understated, non? Actually, I don't think it is that bad. Looks like Marie Antoinettes carriage. President Diaz died in exile in Paris.
Now this is frightening. This is Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos' bedroom. I would rather sleep in my car.
Posted by Eleanor O'connell