Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions — Volume 1 by Charles Mackay
Sleep will be very tempting as we follow the life and times of a dilettante man about town through ruin, fortune and landing on his feet. We also learn about the last Kings of France, the mechanisms of Tax farming that led to the French Revolution, and charming aristocrats as they move through the end of an era. But none of it is interesting enough to keep you awake in the dark as you start to drift off to sleep.
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