The Book Of Lists: The Original Compendium of Curious Information
Publisher:Canongate Books Ltd ISBN:9781841956619 Published Date:6th October 2005 Dimensions:128 X 196 X 34 mm Weight:0.2813 kilograms Pages:480 Binding:Paperback Condition:Good
Short Description10 mammoth cheeses, 9 people who died laughing, 8 remarkable pistol duels, 7 great sausage events and much, much more
Full DescriptionThe first and best compendium of facts weirder than fiction, of intriguing information and must-talk-about trivia has spawned many imitators - but none as addictive or successful. For nearly three decades the editors have been researching curious facts, unusual statistics and the incredible stories behind them. Now the most entertaining and informative of these have been brought together in a long-awaited, thoroughly up-to-date new edition.
ReviewImpossible to put down * * Independent on Sunday * *
Imaginatively insane * * Sunday Herald * *