This little gem of a book is a repository of intriguing, fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about Britain and the things that have made it great. Within this volume are such chapters as inventors and inventions, manners and customs, great Britons, great places such as castles, cathedrals, notable buildings, museums, collections and national parks, while not forgotten is a celebration of the best of British music, food and sports and a host of topics that explore the more eccentric and eclectic people and things that contribute to and define Great Britain. Anyone curious enough to pick up this book will be entertained and enthralled and never short of some frivolous fact to enhance a conversation or quiz! Dip in at random or sit back and enjoy, there are no rules.About the Author:
Neil R. Storey has written more than 30 books, many of them exploring a variety of local and national history topics.
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Descripción The History Press Ltd 2012-10-01, Stroud, 2012. hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780752471143
Descripción The History Press, 2012. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110752471147