The Riddle and the Knight
In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World's Greatest Traveler
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Part travelogue/part historical mystery about the most famous traveler--and chronicler-- in medieval Europe.
Giles Milton's first book, The Riddle and the Knight, is a fascinating account of the legend of Sir John Mandeville, a long-forgotten knight who was once the most famous writer in medieval Europe. Mandeville wrote a book about his voyage around the world that became a beacon that lit the way for the great expeditions of the Renaissance, and his exploits...