Twelve Against the Gods: The Story of Adventure

Twelve Against the Gods: The Story of Adventure

by William Bolitho


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635765397
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication date: 09/25/2018
Pages: 302
Sales rank: 102,718
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

William Bolitho Ryall (1891–1930), aka William Bolitho, was a South African journalist and writer who was a valued friend of the eminent writers Ernest Hemingway and Noël Coward.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

I Alexander the Great 17

II Casanova 49

III Christopher Columbus 75

IV Mahomet 103

V Lola Montez 131

VI Cagliostro (and Seraphina) 155

VII Charles XII of Sweden 179

VIII Napoleon I 202

IX Lucius Sergius Catiline 222

X Napoleon III 242

XI Isadora Duncan 261

XII Woodrow Wilson 281

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