QI: The Pocket Book of General Ignorance is an illuminating collection of fun facts, perfect for general knowledge, trivia and pub quiz enthusiasts. This number-one bestseller is a comprehensive catalogue of all the interesting misconceptions, mistakes and misunderstandings in 'common knowledge' that will make you wonder why anyone bothers going to school. Now available in this handy pocket-sized edition, carry it everywhere to impress your friends, frustrate your enemies and win every argument.
Henry VIII had six wives. WRONG!
Everest is the highest mountain in the world. WRONG!
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. WRONG!
QI: The Pocket Book of General Ignorance is the essential set text for everyone who's proud to admit that they don't know everything, and an ideal sack of interesting facts with which to beat people who think they do.
Perfect for trivia, pub quiz and general knowledge enthusiasts, this is a number-one bestseller from the authors of The Book of General Ignorance and 1,277 Facts To Blow Your Socks Off, packed with weird, wonderful and really quite interesting facts.
Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.
QI: The Pocket Book of General Ignorance by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson is a runaway Christmas bestseller from the researchers at QI, now in a handy pocket-sized edition, perfect for flaunting fun facts on-the-go.About the Author:
John Lloyd CBE devised The News Quiz and To the Manor Born for radio and Not The Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image and Blackadder for television. John Mitchinson has been both bookseller and publisher and looked after authors as diverse as Haruki Murakami, The Beatles and a woman who knitted with dog hair. Together they are in charge of research for the hit BBC show QI, and have written many bestselling books, including such titles as The Book of General Ignorance, 1,227 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off and most recently, 1,411 QI Facts To Knock You sideways.
Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.
Descrizione libro Non Fiction, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 320 pages. 6.97x4.41x0.83 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 4-0571241395
Descrizione libro Faber & Faber, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110571241395
Descrizione libro Faber & Faber Non-Fiction, 2008. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0571241395