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