Have you ever wondered what Stalin did before he became leader of the Soviet Union? Did you know Socrates, Alcibiades and Aristophanes once got together to talk about love? Why did Sergeant Stubby become famous? What's the difference between a dolmen and a barrow? Which king invaded Yorkshire in 1471? Was Napoleon really small? Did Edison invent the light bulb? Who said 'Pardon me, sir, I didn't mean to' just before they were executed? When were submarines invented?

The answers to all these questions and so much more is contained within this wonderful miscellany of historical facts, figures and fascinating finds which will enthral, entertain and inform everyone who loves history and wants to know more about more.

Paperback / softback  Trade paperback 304pp  h234mm  x  w153mm 

ISBN13: 9781399727341     ISBN13: 978-1-3997-2734-1     ISBN10: 1399727346     EAN: 9781399727341