Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny
Publish date: May 12th 2011
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, World History
, 17th Century
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After reading this book, I think that under favorable circumstances, height of human cruelty could far surpass the physical height of Olympus Mons. Twice. Because if not for the hyperinflation and the Versailles treaty, Adolf Hitler would have been a shitty painter and Hermann Göring would have been...