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چنین کنند بزرگان Ever wonder what Nero did before he began fiddling about in Rome, or wanted the bare facts about Lady Godiva Maybe you ve found the story of Lucrezia Borgia a bitter pill to swallow, or wanted the straight skinny on corpulent King Henry the Eighth, but you haven t the stomach for stuffy history books Now these and twenty two of history s most famous personages are brought brilliantly to life, in this collection of unfailingly accurate yet undeniably hilarious biographies You ll laugh while you learn about the very real people behind the legendary names, including why Montezuma was so vengeful, and why Catherine was so Great You ll even finally lay to rest the rumor that Charlemagne was called Chuck by his friends. Download چنین کنند بزرگان – sneakerspear.co.uk

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  1. If I was a history teacher, this would be my textbook It s the kind of book that you can t read by yourself because all you want to do is read the funny parts out loud to people It is total comedy genius, plus it s a brilliant history book The best part of the whole book is the chapter on Hannibal, and about his journey over the Alps via elephant caravan, which is pretty much the most ridiculous way you could think of to cross the Alps, and how every time Hannibal wrote home to Carthage to se If I was a history teacher, this would be my textbook It s the kind of book that you can t read by yourself because all you want to do is read the funny parts out loud to people It is total comedy genius, plus it s a brilliant history book The best part of the whole book is the chapter on Hannibal, and about his journey over the Alps via elephant caravan, which is pretty much the most ridiculous way yo...

  2. Will Cuppy wrote The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody on and off for 16 years At the time of his death suicide , it was still incomplete Ailing and suffering from depression, Cuppy committed suicide after he was facing eviction from his apartment Basically a journalist and book reviewer who wrotethan 4000 book reviews in his 23 year career, his popularity reached its zenith when this book was published by sifting throughthan 15000 note cards, Cuppy s friend, Fred Feld Will Cuppy wrote The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody on and off for 16 years At the time of his death suicide , it was still incomplete Ailing and suffering from depression, Cuppy committed suicide after he was facing eviction from his apartment Basically a journalist and book reviewer who wrotethan 4000 book reviews in his 23 year career, his popularity reached its zenith when this book was published by sifting throughthan 15000 note cards, Cuppy s friend, Fred Feldkamp completed Decline and Fall , after one year of his passing his tragic end does remind one of John Kennedy Toole.I am not saying all this to make you feel melancholy, but if I d...

  3. If only this hilariously droll send up of historical figures were used as a middle school textbook, every kid would adore history and go on to become a genius Cuppy worked on this book for sixteen years the history in it is meticulously researched, though his treatment of it is far from stuffy This book was published posthumously in 1950, so you d think the humor would be dated Not so It holds up spectacularly well Egypt has been called the Gift of the Nile, he begins Once every year t If only this hilariously droll send up of historical figures were used as a middle school textbook, every kid would adore history and go on to become a genius Cuppy worked on this book for sixteen years the history in it is me...

  4. I bought this book at a book fair in 1954 for twenty five cents Best quarter I ever spent I still have the book and reread it now and then It is still funny, after all these years Wouldn t think of parting with it I liked it so much I couldn t resist writing a sequel to it My version, titled Mostly Rapscallions, was published in 2008 This book has two things to offer the history is valid and the humor is funny You can laugh and learn both Cuppy worked on this book forthan fifte I bought this book at a book fair in 1954 for twenty five cents Best quarter I ever spent I still have the book and reread it now and then It is still funny, after all these years Wouldn t think of parting with it I liked it so much I couldn t resist writing a sequel to it ...

  5. I learned that if you dont want to synthesize thousands of pages of biographies of famous historical people, you get all the juicy tidbits from reading this book Personality quirks, habits, favorite foods, and salacious stories are in every pageWill Cuppy has a really funny sense of humor, and his footnotes and asides are as funny to me in 2007 as they were to readers in the 1950, when the book w...

  6. Of course I d read bits of this before, but did not read the full book until now January 2008 It was beautifully done The biographical sketches were full of fascinating and fully accurate facts, and they were hilarious in...

  7. One of my all time favorite books, and if I was to be marooned on an island and had to choose just one book, I d be very tempted to bring this one probably wouldn t since this book is only 230 pages but if I could bring 2 books, then yes, this would be one Probably is the book I ve read and reread the most Will Cuppy s enthusiasm on these famous people from history is infectious and it s a tragedy that he killed himself before finishing the book Even in its rough state, still obviously ama One of my all time favorite books, and if I was to be marooned on an island and had to choose just one book, I d be very tempted to bring this one probably wouldn t since this book is only ...

  8. I listened to this book and now I want to get a copy of it to keep It is HILARIOUS Cuppy s dry, tongue in cheek humor kept me chuckling to myself and kept me interested His nod nod, wink wink asides made me wonder how much was true and how much he made up b...

  9. Brilliant Witty and irreverent, although surprisingly sympathetic to some, this book is excellent.

  10. This is a re reading of this book for me, but I enjoyed it so much again, just as I remember It is such a whimsical, funny, sharp look at various figures through history It is an utter delight to read, and it s amazing that the accuracy is as dead on as it supposedly is it seems like realit...