Captain Low, a legendary English pirate, cut off the lips of another man and fried them.
The ancient Egyptian cure for bad eyesight was ground-up pigs' eyes put inside the patient's ear.
The First Emperor of China burned everyone's books and buried alive the people who wrote them.
The Aztecs kept skull racks for the heads of their sacrificial victims.
Roman women wore white Make-up containing lead, which slowly poisoned them.
If you thought history was dull, here's a book to change your mind! With all the gruesome bits in, you'll learn about ruthless pirates, vicious Vikings, messy Medievals, awful Aztecs, suspicious spies, and lots more you never even dreamed about.
|eBook format||Hardcover, (torrent)|
|Publisher||Barnes & Nobel|
|File size||2.6 Mb|
|Book rating||3.7 (3 votes)