#151367. THE BOYHOOD AND YOUTH OF NAPOLEON Napoleon Bonaparte 1769-1793. This classic account, first published in 1905, is based on a trove of papers Napoleon collected in his early years. Discovered decades later, it culminates in the siege of Toulon in 1793 when he led the Republicans to victory against the Royalists and their British allies. B/w illus. 157 pp. 6x9". Softcover.
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#151381. THE REVEREND GUPPY'S AQUARIUM or How Jules Leotard, Adolphe Sax, Roy Jacuzzi and Co. Immortalized Their Names in the Dictionary. What filling did the Earl of Sandwich select for his culinary invention? How did Etienne de Silhouette emerge from the shadows of obscurity? Discover the answers to these and many other questions about the individuals who have shaped our language. 266 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
Francis Urquhart schemed his way into power as Britain's Prime Minister, but now, at the end of his career, he will risk all he has achieved on one final gamble. The last novel of the trilogy that the original BBC series House of Cards (with Ian Richardson), and the Netflix version (with Kevin Spacey) are based on. 454 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
Abandon hope all ye who enter here - you cross this threshold at your own peril. One hundred dark and difficult riddles, cryptic conundrums and merciless enigmas will draw you deeper and deeper into the puzzle netherworld! Solutions incl. 144 pp. 5x8".