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Over the Edge of the World

Magellan"s Terrifying Circumnavaigation of the Globe

by Laurence Bergreen

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9758048M
ISBN 100007181426
ISBN 109780007181421


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Over the Edge of the World by Laurence Bergreen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Over the Edge of the World by Laurence Bergreen is a powerful page turner of the true story of what Magellan and his crew went through just to find nutmeg and cinnamon.

Many of the men brought back to life in Bergreens book are worthy of books just on their own by: 2. Over the Edge of the World tells the story, in detail, of Magellan's voyage around the world. It also tells, in detail, the history of everything associated with Magellan and his trip.

I enjoyed the read, although at times I wished the author would move the story ahead rather than digress to look at the history of everything/5. Over the Edge of the World Summary by Michael McGoodwin, prepared Sir Edward John A highly entertaining and suspenseful book telling the story of a great and wily explorer who in the end was undone by his inflated ego and perhaps a touch of tropical madness.

Highly recommended. Some confusion over whether the line continues to the. A very enticing review on the book, ‘Over the Edge of The World’ great job Mike. I have yet to read this book and as a matter of fact, I hadn’t even heard of it yet until I stumbled across your review here while sifting through your website (which is entirely full.

Now in Over the Edge of the World, acclaimed author Laurence Bergreen, interweaving a variety of candid, first-person accounts, some previously unavailable in English, brings to life this groundbreaking and majestic tale of discovery that changed many long-held views about the world and the way explorers would henceforth navigate its oceans.

Over the Edge book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Gripping accounts of all known fatal mishaps in the most famous of t 4/5.

Buy a cheap copy of Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's book by Laurence Bergreen. Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure.

Now in Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. Pye’s book is full of both. In “The Edge of the World,” Pye concentrates on a murky era — the Middle Ages — and on a region of Europe that seems always to have been blanketed in mist Author: Russell Shorto.

In Bergreen's hands, however, [Over the Edge of the World is] a great adventure story, complete with enough plot elements—political intrigue, sexual adventurism, travelogue—to keep anyone happy, even those of us with no interest in navigation.

Alan Greenblatt - National Public Radio.