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Paper Binding. 5 1/4 By 8 1/2". Good+ paperback, cocked, occasionally hightlighting. Binding strong. 287 pp. "Here is a fascinating collection of some history's most extraordinary characters. Richard Glyn Jones has cast his net wide to gather these accounts of human oddity and eccentricity, and the standard of writing is high, with Lytton Strachey, Derek Hudson, Christopher Sykes and Ronald Knox a mongst the authors included. Hilariously funny, sometimes rather sad, but invariably interesting, this is a superbly diverting book. And, with a couple of tiny exceptions, it's all true."