The untold weirdness of history’s greatest geniuses. Laugh & learn with 30 mini-bios that humanize these larger-than-life figures. Perfect for teens and adults
I enjoyed the story very much, the author put in just enough history to make it enjoyable but didn’t dwell on the details to make the narrative drag.
The author assured me that this book was a translation of an epic poem called Jayaparajaya, retold so a layman like myself could understand it.
While I certainly enjoyed reading much of it, I thought that after 1,200+ pages, that the ending was rushed, with three minor characters closing it.
On the steps of a Church in Northampton, five characters meet in the afterlife. Thomas à Becket, Samuel Beckett, John Clare, with HUSBAND and WIFE
But then, a strange thing happened – I started to enjoy this chapter very much. Especially when I figure out the meanings and the playfulness of the words
This chapter is mostly about English history. The children, with Handsome John, Phyllis, and others go to look at the English Civil War, and Oliver Cromwell
Unlike the other chapters, this one was linear. We have no actual history of Brother Peter. It’s a messy story, but not as ugly as other chapters
I enjoyed The Unexpected President, despite the lack of documents left to us by Arthur. He destroyed all his papers towards the end of his life.
Agent Josephine is a mini-biography about Josephine Baker. The book is mainly concerned with the star’s career as a secret agent