By Richard Horne
A Is for Armageddon is a stunningly illustrated, eye-openingly informative, and wickedly pleasing catalog of failures that could in all likelihood culminate after all of the area as we all know it. Richard Horne—author of 101 activities sooner than You Die and illustrator of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller The risky e-book for Boys, as good because the covers for J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter college Books for comedian Relief, Fantastic Beasts and the place to discover Them, and Quidditch in the course of the Ages—combines science, faith, and sociology with strong quaint paranoia to discover humankind’s dire destiny. From the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse to large volcanoes, A Is for Armageddon is a tasty compendium of doom—and in lots of time for 2012!
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A is for Armageddon: A Catalogue of Disasters That May Culminate in the End of the World as We Know It by Richard Horne