Jenner uses all the questions you never dared to ask about history as an excellent excuse to rummage around in some funny, fascinating, and downright peculiar corners of the past. Every page contains delights, and you will be illuminated and entertained in equal measure.
If history informs our future, Greg Jenner is one of the best informants out there. He is a natural story-teller, conveying complex ideas and events with pep, verve, and wit. For anyone who regularly asks the question 'Why?', this book is for you.
In this brilliantly funny book, Greg proves yet again that history is for absolutely everybody.
A lively selection, spanning a diverse array of subjects and periods... a great way into some of history's biggest themes and concepts.