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  • Ian

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookThe core idea of this book which I love is that greats throughout history are typically remembered for the one incredible thing at which they excelled yet we forget that many were absolute failures at most everything else Bolitho hilariously depicts the rise and downfall of some of the most familiar names in world history Rather than being mean spirited though the book's obsession with failure and foible reveals the human side of demigods Bringing them down to earth we can closely relate to themI found this book on the stacks at the SC Williams Library at Stevens Institute of Technology while I was employed there when I briefly considered att


  • Chris

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookPretty scary how close I came to never reading this book If you're short on time you only have to readAuthor's introductionAlexander the GreatCasanovaLola MontezCharles XII of Sweden130 pages


  • Jeremy

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookuite goodPicked this up at a book fair for 2 bucks would not have recognized without the Elon Musk reference in the news a few days before


  • Popup-ch

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookThis is a not just a collection of biographies of adventurers Bolitho also tries to analyse their fates and distil the pure adventurer from the essences of Alexander the Great Casanova Columbus et alThe author delights in surprising contrasts; He deliberately compares Alexander the Great with Casanova and the result isn't only to the advantage of the Macedonian king The language is grandilouent and bombastic with sentences that can cover half a page and take some effort to parse The twelve characters are Alexander Columbus Mohammed Lola Montez CogliostroSeraphina Charles XII of Sweden Napoleon Catalina Napoleon III Isadora Duncan and Woodrow Wilson It's by no means a conventional cast of adventurers no explorers Bolitho explicitly disallows the Atlantic flights the polar journeys the Everest climb that flowering of heroism  endurance above anything in humanity’s past perhaps which is the panache of our times as being of only secondarily 


  • Mim

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookA very interesting readOne thing that stands out to me is the excessive use of the word Orgy by the author He either really likes orgy or orgy was a really important factor in our adventurers livesAnyways I highly recommend this book I'd like it to have a simpler dialect tho The test is un necessarily too Shakespeare esue


  • Roberto

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  • Matt Cannon

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookA while back I read an article that this book a book written in 1929 about 12 interesting people and their pursuit of adventure was responsible for Elon Musk’s aiming high and for a large part of his success Once he endorsed the book it was of course very difficult to find I finally got to read it and I am glad I did It covers interest


  • Amber

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookI did not finish this book though I am marking it finished I am finished reading it The book was written in 1912 I found the examples of the people chosen to be heavily Western biased and had a focus on those wil


  • Ask Franck

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookAbsolutely LOVED this


  • A. H.

    Twelve Against the Gods eBook î Twelve AgainstMOBI Ç MOBI cutabovebarberagencycouk twelve kindle, against free, gods epub, Twelve Against download, Twelve Against the Gods eBookThis one also has been on my on hold shelf for over two years so it's a dnf now I'm pretty sure I'm not going to continue reading it If I remember correctly I stopped around halfway through


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