A history of the world in 10 1/2 chapters

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A History of the World in 10½ Chapters tells a series of apparently unconnected stories ranging from a woodworm’s-eye-view of the journey on Noah’s Ark to an astronaut’s quest for its final resting place.

There is pastiche and learned disquisition; there is heart-stopping documentary and heart-lifting revelation. But these stories are not separate.

They are all linked by a complex weave of inquiry into history itself, into love, myth and fabulation. It’s about everything that matters, told with brilliant imagination, intelligence and humour.

©2007 Naxos Rights International; (P)2007 Naxos Rights International

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This is, in short, a complete, unsettling, and frequently exhilarating vision of the world, starting with the voyage of Noah's ark and ending with a sneak preview of heaven!

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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