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Brace, Matthew, Hotel Heaven: Confessions of a Luxury Hotel Addict [2007] (London: Old Street Publishing, 2008).

In this eye-opening account of a decade spent in relentless pursuit of luxury, award-winning journalist Matthew Brace takes the armchair traveller inside the hallowed walls of the world's most glamorous and expensive hotels.

Whether recalling close encounters with leopards in Kenyan safari lodges, or equally alarming collisions with A-list celebrities in the Beverly Wilshire, Brace is a wonderfully charming raconteur: he has plenty to say about the roots of our species' obsession with luxury, and where it may lead us...

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