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Anyone for a £3 million diamond-encrusted book?


I love stories about exceptionally expensive objects whether they are pizzas, cars or, in this case, a diamond-encrusted book that’s worth £3 million, according to the BBC. Made-to-order copies, complete with 600 sparklers built into the cover, of Dancing With The Bear are apparently ideal for Russian billionaires. The book is an account of how the author, Roger Shashoua, made a fortune in post-Soviet Russia. If you are not a Russian billionaire and perhaps just a rank-and-file American millionaire, then you can pick up an ordinary copy from AbeBooks for about $25 plus shipping

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