A Hardback edition by Malcolm Day in English (Oct 5, 2018)
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"Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about Kings and Queens" unearths a wealth of fascinating truths about British monarchs from pre-Roman times to the present day. Discover revealing... Read more
"Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about Kings and Queens" unearths a wealth of fascinating truths about British monarchs from pre-Roman times to the present day. Discover revealing stories about the lives and personalities of each monarch and how they have shaped history. Tales of wickedness, greed, adultery and madness make this guide to Britain's kings and queens utterly compelling. "The Amazing and Extraordinary Facts series" presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure. Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects make them the perfect books to dip in to.
Malcolm Day is a writer and editor, specialising in books about religions, mythology and English social history. He is the author of Ghosts, published by Rydon Publishing, and was an editor on the Reader's Digest team that produced the Illustrated Encyclopedia of Britain. He has three children and lives near Dartmoor in Devon.
Mind-expanding and entertaining, this book charts 100 key characters in Greco-Roman mythology, from the primordial deities to the great gods of Olympus and the shadowy inhabitants of Hades. Addressing universal themes such as love, jealousy, anger, ambition, deceit, and beauty, their stories are as relevant today as they were then.
In his book 'The Making of a Ginger Nut', Malcolm Day attempts to answer the question by recalling memories of his relatively poor, but happy childhood, living in Shirley, on the edge of affluent Solihull. He explores how his father, grandfather and uncle have all influenced his life. They created the passion for the things he loves, taught him how to respect and appreciate people, and most...
Unearths tales about ghosts past and present. This title helps you discover trivia about historical ghostly happenings such as the Mary Celeste, as well as hauntings on film sets and the stage. It presents facts and stories about a range of topics.
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