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The Book of General Ignorance
Everything you think you know is wrong
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978 0 571 25139 1
American • Paperback • 300 pages

Henry VIII had six wives. WRONG!
Everest is the world's tallest mountain. WRONG!
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. WRONG!

An international runaway bestseller, this comprehensive catalogue of all the misconceptions, mistakes and misunderstandings in 'common knowledge' will make you wonder why anyone bothers going to school. Carry it everywhere to impress your friends, frustrate your enemies and win every argument.