Called Burj Dubai Opus and edited by Michael Tierney, the book will chronicle the development of the Burj Dubai and will stand 4.5m tall.
For those of you that don't know Kraken, is a luxury publisher. They produce books that cost £1000 to £5000 (five thousand pounds). These are exclusive limited edition type books, for example, the Manchester United Opus, the Arsenal Opus, the Maradona Opus and the like.
These are luxury goods to be bought by people with lots of money and are passionate about the products that these books represent. Lucky these products are limited editions. In this market, not maky people would fork out for that. Saying that, I'm sure they will sell out.
Funnily enough, talking of records, Ethiopia holds the record for the heaviest book in the world at 500kg. Whether a 4.m metre book will be heavier than that remains to be seen. I suspect so.
Records, records, I love records.
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