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Author: DK Books Narrator: Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart Publisher: DK Audio Length: Release Date: September 2020 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780744031560

Publisher Description

Travel back in time and witness both everyday life and great moments in history in this fascinating compilation of diaries through the ages. Remarkable Diaries traces the history of the diary in all its forms, from ancient times to the present day. It brings together historical and literary diaries, artists' sketchbooks, explorers' journals, and scientists' notebooks. Discover what is was life to build a pyramid, sail the seas with Magellan, travel into the heart of Africa, or serve on the Western Front. Find out how writers and artists planned their masterpieces and how scientists developed their groundbreaking theories. Remarkable Diaries explores the world's greatest diaries and notebooks, including those of Samuel Pepys, Charles Darwin, Virginia Woolf, and Anne Frank. Including key extracts and close-ups of important details, featured text provides additional biographical information and set the works in their cultural and historical context. Essential listening for everyone who is passionate about history and literature, the audiobook of Great Diaries provides an intimate insight into the lives and thoughts of some of the most interesting people of the last two thousand years. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK Audio

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About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK’s aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect.

About the Narrators

Dugald Bruce-Lockhart trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and is both an actor and a director. He is an associate director of the Central School of Speech and Drama as well as the Propeller Theatre Company. He has worked with numerous theatres across the United Kingdom as an actor. His television credits include Case Histories, Walter’s War, and Hotel Babylon. Dugald continues to teach and direct for drama schools as well as lead acting workshops.

Dugald Bruce-Lockhart trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and is both an actor and a director. He is an associate director of the Central School of Speech and Drama as well as the Propeller Theatre Company. He has worked with numerous theatres across the United Kingdom as an actor. His television credits include Case Histories, Walter’s War, and Hotel Babylon. Dugald continues to teach and direct for drama schools as well as lead acting workshops.