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Amazing Tales from Times Gone By

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In this informative, entertaining volume, you’ll thrill to more than 75 stories of strange and amazing events, fascinating people, the twists and turns of fate and the sophisticated falsification of history.

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Why was Tsar Ivan nicknamed ‘the terrible’?

Was King Herod really a child murderer?

What happened to Pu Yi, the last Chinese emperor?

In this informative, entertaining volume, you’ll thrill to more than 75 stories of strange and amazing events, fascinating people, the twists and turns of fate and the sophisticated falsification of history.

Relive the past with these entertaining stories from every continent – many more thrilling than anything the most imaginative author could invent.

Some of the events in this book took place in ancient times, while others occurred as recently as the last generation.

Read stories of murder and mayhem, of mighty struggles for power, of liars and devious deceptions, of mysterious disappearances and miraculous meetings, of magnificent women, outrageous rogues and brave adventurers.

Find out how legends arose, the astonishing heritage left by our ancestors, how the fickle hand of fate can change the course of history and how brilliant inventions have transformed our lives.

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Weight 0.93 kg
Dimensions 25.4 x 17.8 x 3.15 cm
Audience

Teen

For Ages

Format

Hardback

ISBN

9781921077876

Language

English

Published

2006

Publisher

READER'S DIGEST

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