The Penguin Book of Facts (Penguin Reference)

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9780141018577: The Penguin Book of Facts (Penguin Reference)

The Penguin Book of Facts is the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date general factbook available. Organised in thematic sections that cover topics as diverse as science and technology, sport and culture, religion and mythology, it is a goldmine of facts, figures and statistics, backed by maps, diagrams and a full index. Whether you are seeking to establish the precise population of Guatemala, the chemical symbol for radium or a list of Olympic Games medallists, this is the essential source of information.

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'One of the greatest reference books ever published' -- Independent on Sunday

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The Penguin Book of Facts has been compiled by an international team of experts and overseen by Professor David Crystal OBE, Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor, and editor of The New Penguin Encyclopedia. He lives in Holyhead, Anglesey.

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