About this book
Reissued due to popular demand, the previous edition sold over 10,000 copies. First published in 1950, this classic work spent four months on the "New York Times" bestseller list. This can be used as a secret weapon for winning pub quizzes.
Just what was so great about Peter, Catherine, Frederick and Alexander? What did Cleopatra see to admire in the fat man with a beard, Mark Anthony? Why do people suffer from Montezuma's revenge? This title takes you on a journey through the annals of history with the heroes and villains of the past as your fellow travellers.
|The History Press|