The Secret Library The Secret Library

The Secret Library

A Book-Lovers' Journey Through Curiosities of History

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Publisher Description

How much do you know about the Victorian novelist who outsold Dickens? Or the woman who became the first published poet in America? Do you know what connects Homer’s Iliad to Aesop’s Fables?


The Secret Library explores these intriguing morsels of lesser-known history, along with the familiar literary heavyweights we know and love. Bringing together an eclectic literary mix of novels, plays, travel books, science books and joke books, author Oliver Tearle explores how the history of the Western World has intersected with all kinds of books over the last 3,000 years. 


Delve into this treasure trove of curious literary examples to learn how our history and books are inextricably linked.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2016
29 September
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
256
Pages
PUBLISHER
Michael O'Mara Books
SELLER
Michael O Mara Books LTD
SIZE
4.5
MB

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