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  • Paperback
  • 288
  • Fakers Forgers Phoneys Famous Scams and Scamps
  • Magnus Magnusson
  • English
  • 03 April 2018
  • 9781845962104

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    Very good book Sheds light on some very interesting characters

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Fakers Forgers Phoneys Famous Scams and Scamps

Masterfully exploring the shadowy world of deception and counterfeiting this intriguing collection gathers 16 case studies True tales include a mystery man known by the unlikely name of George Psalmanazar who fooled the London literary world in 1704 with lurid accounts of cannibalism.

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And polygamy in his native island of Formosa Taiwan; the fabricated missing link human skull which was discovered in a gravel pit in 1912; and how an obese cockney adventurer in Australia succeeded in passing himself off as a slim young English aristocrat who had disappeared than 10.

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Years earlier in 1854 More recent scams unveiled are a house painter cum art restorer who fooled the art world and became a national TV celebrity in 1979 and a suave London conman who inveigled a struggling artist to become involved in the greatest British art scam of the 20th centu.

About the Author: Magnus Magnusson

Magnus Magnusson KBE was an Icelandic television presenter journalist translator and writer He was born in Iceland but lived in Scotland for almost all of his life although he never took British citizenship He came to prominence as a BBC television journalist and was best known as the presenter of the BBC television uiz programme Mastermind which he hosted for 25 yearsUnder Icelandic na