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Julian Barnes uses every chapter to touch very interesting beliefs and stories. At the beginning it seems like the chapters are disconnected from one another, but thinking of it... Read morePublished on May 21 2002 by Space
A stowaway that narrates the trip of Noah's Ark, simple animals tried for blasphemy in the 16th Century, an incredible stream of thought on language's three very famous words, all... Read morePublished on Dec 5 2000 by taking a rest
Barnes' brilliant History of the World offers little comfort to the reader even though it is bitingly satirical in tone. Read morePublished on Nov. 16 2000 by shannu
"History is simply the propaganda of the victors."
"History repeats itself, the first time as tragedy, the second
time as farce. Read more
I studied this book as an A level text, and at first I hated it - I found it to be a confusing disjointed book about woodworm and arks with an extremely unsatisfactory ending... Read morePublished on June 13 2000 by tina campanella