Almost Heaven PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Almost Heaven free pdf This is the non-fiction book international bestselling author Leslie Thomas always wanted to write. Almost Heaven is a delightful, irreverent history and personal experiences of Salisbury Cathedral. The Author has unearthed many original stories from 1,000 years of the Close. Some are hilarious, others sensational, many published for the first time - and most of which are true! With his keen journalist's eye and novelist's skill, Leslie Thomas has unearthed some extraordinary goings-on involving a rich cast of characters - the eccentric as well as the famous and the infamous - such as discovering about - The lady archivist who was so concerned about the safety of the Cathedral's priceless copy of the Magna Carta she hid it under her bed at home - A 16th century priest who tried to murder the Dean - The huge collection for the Tsunami Appeal that was brazenly stolen during a service and right in front of a packed cathedral congregation - A man called Halley who climbed the spire and ate his dinner up there - The two choirboys killed as they performed impromptu acrobatics high in the cavernous roof of the Cathedral - all to entertain royalty

About Leslie Thomas

Leslie Thomas has been one of Britain's most popular authors for over 40 years. His best known book - The Virgin Soldiers - was made into a very successful film. Further books have been adapted for TV. He has written 30 novels, 3 travel books and 2 biographies. Appointed OBE in 2004 for services to literature, Leslie has lived in and near to Salisbury for over 30 years.

Details Book

Author : Leslie Thomas
Publisher : Bene Factum Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 01 June 2012
ISBN : 1903071690
EAN : 9781903071694
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 236 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Almost Heaven



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Spire  free pdfThe Spire

    Dean Jocelin has a vision: that God has chosen him to erect a great spire on his cathedral. His mason anxiously advises against it. for the old cathedral was built without foundations..


  • The Spire free pdfThe Spire

    Dean Jocelin has a vision that God has chosen him to erect a great spire on his cathedral. The masons anxiously advise against it. and things have happened around the cathedral which it is better not to question men too closely about..


  • Cathedral Cats free pdfCathedral Cats

    A mini edition of Cathedral Cats that captures the fascinating life stories of cats who make their homes in and around the grandeur of Britain's cathedrals. Find out about Tomkin. the patron cat of Chelmsford Cathedral..


  • The Cathedral Builders free pdfThe Cathedral Builders

    Excerpt from The Cathedral Builders: The Story of a Great Masonic Guild No one could be more surprised than myself at the early call for a second edition of the Cathedral Builders. for I had feared that a discovery in the history of art..


  • The Cathedral Builders free pdfThe Cathedral Builders

    Excerpt from The Cathedral Builders: The Story of a Great Masonic Guild No one could be more surprised than myself at the early call for a second edition of the Cathedral Builders. for I had feared that a discovery in the history of art..


  • Almost Heaven free pdfAlmost Heaven

    Free Online Reading. This is the non-fiction book international bestselling author Leslie Thomas always wanted to write. Almost Heaven is a delightful, irreverent history and personal experiences of S