History's Greatest Scandals

by Ed Wright

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Revealing the dark side of those driven personalities which define history, History Greatest Scandal’s tells the story of people from all walks of life. From Caravaggio, the painting genius who killed a man over a tennis match to US President Warren Harding, blackmailed by his mistress. Straying from the route of honour to make a quick buck, these true stories often rival the greatest fiction. Expect underhand deals, criminality and clandestine affairs.

History's Greatest Scandals Synopsis

Tells of adultery, perversion, shameless greed, theft, and deception that have brought down presidents, prime ministers, clergy and famous people of practically every stripe. Each tale shocks us, sometimes for its audacity, sometimes its complexity and sometimes its pure idiocy.

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ISBN: 9781740458092
Publication date: 01/11/2006
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9781740458092
Publication date: 1st November 2006
Author: Ed Wright
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, History,

About Ed Wright

Ed Wright is a social commentator and was the co-founder of Strewthmagazine, an independent satire of politics and culture. He is a regular contributor to major daily newspapers around the world and has a PhD in American Literature. He is also the author of Celebrity Family Trees.

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