The Story of People
Patrick Dillon

The Story of People

The Story of People follows Patrick Dillon’s Story of Britain and Story of Buildings. Through fifty short stories it narrates our history from the beginnings of farming and pottery through to the internet. Along the way we meet explorers, politicians, scientists and ordinary people. We follow the discovery of the world and the universe around us. We watch religions emerge, empires rise and fall. In just 10,000 years people have transformed themselves from hunter-gatherers into space travellers. The Story of People takes us on that journey.

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  • Author: Patrick Dillon
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Patrick Dillon

PATRICK DILLON was born in London in 1962. Awarded a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge, he instead studied architecture in London, and qualified as an architect in 1987. His two crime novels, Truth and Lies, were published by Penguin in 1996 and 1997.In 2002 he combined long-standing interests in history and London with his acclaimed study of the Eighteenth-Century Gin Craze, The Much-Lamented Death of Madam Geneva, published by Headline. Based on lengthy research into original archives, court records and newspapers, Madam Geneva painted a vivid picture of crime, politics and social...
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