Remarkable Books by DK  Books audiobook

Remarkable Books: The World's Most Beautiful and Historic Works

By DK Books
Read by Gordon Griffin

DK 9781465463623
9.08 Hours 1
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Listen as Gordon Griffin narrates Remarkable Books, telling you all about the most famous books of all time while marvelling at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this stunning audiobook. Remarkable Books is a unique encyclopedia spanning the history of the written word, from 3000 BCE to the modern-day. Chronological chapters show the evolution of human knowledge and the changing ways in which books are made. Discover incredible coverage of history's most influential books including the Mahabharata, Shakespeare's First Folio, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Penguin's first ever paperbacks. From Darwin's groundbreaking On the Origin of Species to Louis Braille's conception of the Braille system that we still use today, these are world-famous books that have had the biggest impact on history. Every book is presented with fascinating biographies of those who created them. Remarkable Books gathers dictionaries, diaries, plays, poems, treaties, and religious texts into one stunning celebration of the undisputed power of books. © 2017 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio

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Listen as Gordon Griffin narrates Remarkable Books, telling you all about the most famous books of all time while marvelling at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this stunning audiobook. Remarkable Books is a unique encyclopedia spanning the history of the written word, from 3000 BCE to the modern-day. Chronological chapters show the evolution of human knowledge and the changing ways in which books are made. Discover incredible coverage of history's most influential books including the Mahabharata, Shakespeare's First Folio, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Penguin's first ever paperbacks. From Darwin's groundbreaking On the Origin of Species to Louis Braille's conception of the Braille system that we still use today, these are world-famous books that have had the biggest impact on history. Every book is presented with fascinating biographies of those who created them. Remarkable Books gathers dictionaries, diaries, plays, poems, treaties, and religious texts into one stunning celebration of the undisputed power of books. © 2017 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio

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Author Bio: DK Books

Author Bio: DK  Books

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK’s aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 9.08
Audience: Adult
Language: English