The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody
So you think you know most of what there is to know about people like Nero and Cleopatra, Alexander the Great and Attila the Hun, Lady Godiva and Miles Standish? You say there's nothing more to be written about Lucrezia Borgia? How wrong you are, for in these pages you'll find Will Cuppy footloose in the footnotes of history. He transforms these luminaries into human beings, not as we knew them from history books, but as we would have known them Cuppy-wise: foolish, fallible, and very much our common ancestors.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ozzieslim - LibraryThing
This book is hilarious and also historically accurate and very carefully researched. It was published posthumously and one can only imagine the wonderful updates that would have occurred to subsequent ... Read full review
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This is my father's paperback copy which I nearly read to death. I would give it 6 stars if possible. Cuppy did genuine serious research and included real, if bizarre, facts, but he told everything ... Read full review
IT SEEMS THERE WERE
ANCIENT GREEKS AND WORSE
A FEW GREATS
NOW WERE GETTING SOMEWHERE
THEY ALL HAD THEIR
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