Tag Archives: Modern/18th Century
The Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Marinerby Tim Flannery
“Lively . . . exciting . . . Nicol has made a lasting place for himself in the literature of the sea and ships…
Clara’s Grand Tourby Glynis Ridley
A biography of Clara, an eighteenth-century globe-trotting celebrity that also happened to be a fully grown Indian rhinoceros
1759by Frank McLynn
McLynn’s ability to bring history alive triumphs again in this vivid and elegant story of a pivotal moment in world history.