The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World’s Greatest Library by means of Edward Wilson-Lee
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 95 MB
Overview: Named a Best Book of the Year by means of: * Financial Times * New Statesman * History Today * The Spectator *
"Like a Renaissance marvel cupboard, stuffed with surprises and opening up right into a misplaced global." -Stephen Greenblatt
The impeccably researched and vividly rendered account of the forgotten quest by means of Christopher Columbus’s son to create the best library within the world-"a superbly pitched poetic drama" (Financial Times) and a fantastic excursion thru sixteenth-century Europe.
In this leading edge paintings of historical past, Edward Wilson-Lee tells the bizarre tale of Hernando Colón, a novel visionary of the printing press-age who additionally took place to be Christopher Columbus’s illegitimate son.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs