The Secret Library : A Book-Lovers’ Journey Through Curiosities of History
by Oliver Tearle
Editor: Michael O’Mara Books Ltd
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A fascinating journey through the curious history of Western civilization, told through its most emblematic of the invention of the book.As well as leafing through the most famous titles that have helped shape the world in which we live, Oliver Tearle also dust out of some of the most neglected elements are hidden in the shelves of the past.You will learn more about the forgotten Victorian novelist, who outsold Dickens, the woman who became the first published poetry in America and the eccentric traveler who introduced the table fork to England.Through the study of a variety of books – novels, plays, travel books, science books, cookbooks, jokes, books and almanac sports – The Secret of the Library highlights some of the most fascinating aspects of our historyIt also reveals the surprising connections between different historical works and figuresWhat are the links of Homer, the Aesop’s Iliad, FablesOr Sherlock Holmes’ creator’s Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.The Secret of the Library brings these little stories to light, to explore the intersections between books of all genres and the history of the Western world of more than 3000 years.
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