The Rabbit Hole Book

The Rabbit Hole Book 99 Adventures Into the History of Stuff

Hardback (10 Oct 2024)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Have you ever wondered why pubs have certain names?

Or why jet lag exists?

Or perhaps you have speculated about the origin of the paperclip?

If any of these ring true or if you can relate to spending far too much time down an internet rabbit hole then you are in the right place/ this is the book for you! Trivia lovers and general knowledge enthusiasts rejoice as we introduce the first book from the trio behind the hit history podcast The Rabbit Hole Detectives. Join your favourite investigators, Richard Coles, Charles Spencer and Cat Jarman, as they uncover the weird and wonderful provenance behind your favourite and surprising historical objects both real and metaphorical.

Forensically researched, beautifully observed, and using humour and their vast historical knowledge, The Rabbit Hole Detectives Book is a feast of historical trivia and unknown facts.

Packed full with a stimulating and moreish mix of longer entries, lists, trivia, amazing factoids and hysterical banter, this book is addictive, fun and endlessly informative.

Whatever you think you know, guess again.

Book information

ISBN: 9780241684863
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Michael Joseph
Pub date:
DEWEY: 609
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 500g
Height: 240mm
Width: 156mm
Spine width: 28mm