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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 83 – The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1776-1788)

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 83 – The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1776-1788)

The Guardian - Robert McCrum

Perhaps the greatest and certainly one of the most influential history books in the English language retains its power today The most celebrated history book in the English language has its own famous founding myth:

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