Discover staggering statistics, strange facts and surprising nuggets of history from the National Trust in this alternative handbook that every member needs. Find out about secret passages and hidden rooms, intriguing items (a cucumber straightener), bizarre buildings (a revolving shed; a 16-sided house), odd jobs (“Doctor of Dance”) and fascinating characters such as the aristocrat who converted his car to spray perfume from its exhaust.

Whether you’re a lover of the strange-but-true side of history or a collector of impressive trivia, it’s all here.

Ian Allen is an editor and author. His books include The Strangest Cricket Quiz Book and The Book of Dad Jokes.

SKU: 50060534
Format: Hardback
Author: Ian Allen
Dimensions: H18 x W12cm
ISBN: 9781911657439
No. of Pages: 128


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