Remarkable Diaries by D K audiobook

Remarkable Diaries: The World's Greatest Diaries, Notebooks, and Letters Explored and Explained

By D K
Read by Dugald Bruce-Lockhart

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8.98 Hours 1
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Travel back in time and witness both everyday life and great moments in history in this fascinating compilation of diaries through the ages. Remarkable Diaries traces the history of the diary in all its forms, from ancient times to the present day. It brings together historical and literary diaries, artists' sketchbooks, explorers' journals, and scientists' notebooks. Discover what is was life to build a pyramid, sail the seas with Magellan, travel into the heart of Africa, or serve on the Western Front. Find out how writers and artists planned their masterpieces and how scientists developed their groundbreaking theories. Remarkable Diaries explores the world's greatest diaries and notebooks, including those of Samuel Pepys, Charles Darwin, Virginia Woolf, and Anne Frank. Including key extracts and close-ups of important details, featured text provides additional biographical information and set the works in their cultural and historical context. Essential listening for everyone who is passionate about history and literature, the audiobook of Great Diaries provides an intimate insight into the lives and thoughts of some of the most interesting people of the last two thousand years. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK Audio

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Travel back in time and witness both everyday life and great moments in history in this fascinating compilation of diaries through the ages.

Remarkable Diaries traces the history of the diary in all its forms, from ancient times to the present day. It brings together historical and literary diaries, artists' sketchbooks, explorers' journals, and scientists' notebooks. Discover what is was life to build a pyramid, sail the seas with Magellan, travel into the heart of Africa, or serve on the Western Front. Find out how writers and artists planned their masterpieces and how scientists developed their groundbreaking theories.

Remarkable Diaries explores the world's greatest diaries and notebooks, including those of Samuel Pepys, Charles Darwin, Virginia Woolf, and Anne Frank. Including key extracts and close-ups of important details, featured text provides additional biographical information and set the works in their cultural and historical context.

Essential listening for everyone who is passionate about history and literature, the audiobook of Great Diaries provides an intimate insight into the lives and thoughts of some of the most interesting people of the last two thousand years.

© 2020 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK Audio

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Author Bio: D K

Author Bio: D K

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children in more than eighty-seven countries and in sixty-two languages. DK’s aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Literary Collections
Runtime: 8.98
Audience: Adult
Language: English