The Secret of the Borgias

The Secret of the Borgias : The Closed Book

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The Secret of the Borgias: The Closed Book by William Le Queux. William Tufnell Le Queux was an Anglo-French journalist and writer. He was also a diplomat, a traveller, a flying buff who officiated at the first British air meeting at Doncaster in 1909, and a wireless pioneer who broadcast music from his own station long before radio was generally available; his claims regarding his own abilities and exploits, however, were usually exaggerated. His best-known works are the anti-German invasion fantasies The Great War in England in 1897 (1894) and The Invasion of 1910 (1906), the latter of which was a phenomenal bestseller. These strange facts would never have been placed on record, nor would this exciting chapter of an eventful life have been written, except for two reasons: first, because the discovery I made has been declared to be of considerable importance to scientists, bibliophiles, and the world at large; and, secondly, because it is my dear wife's wish that in order to clear her...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 467.2g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1515099490
  • 9781515099499