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The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionised Geography by [Taylor, Andrew]
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Praise for God’s Fugitive:

‘Compelling’
Observer

‘A wonderful tale’
Spectator

‘A marvellous book by an author who writes vividly, with wit and a sharp eye for detail’
Lit. Review

‘Admirable’
Jan Morris, Independent

About the Author

Andrew Taylor spent five years as a reporter and news editor in Dubai, contributing articles to The Times, Spectator and Sunday Telegraph. His last book , God’s Fugitive (HarperCollins 1999) was highly-acclaimed.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4290 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial; Revised ed. edition (6 Feb. 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00HY5HYXK
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #726,667 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Format: Paperback
I found this an excellent story. Perhaps the one difficulty is that the projection for which the subject is famed occupies only a small part of the narrative. I think some more diagrams could have been included to explain some of technicalities.
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I found this book by andrew taylor to be much like his other publications, an exciting read with a good combination of factual information and interesting stories. Taylor is clearly an exceptional story teller and i would throughly reccommend the book to others
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