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Terry Deary

Author of The Rotten Romans

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Terry Deary is an actor, TV presenter and author. He has written 315 books, both non-fiction and fiction, for children and adults. His famous Horrible Histories books have sold over 32 million copies in 40 languages since their launch in 1993 and have appeared as an award-winning television series, theatre tours and a movie. He has also written fifty professional plays, the TV series Terry Deary's Twisted Tales and has designed museum exhibitions based on themes from his books. He was born in Sunderland in 1946 and as a young lad helped out in his father's butcher's shop, which he credits as having imbued him with a sound work ethic. The Peasants' Revolting Lives is his second book for adults for Pen Sword, after The Peasants' Revolting Crimes (2019).
— biography from The Peasants' Revolting Lives
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The Rotten Romans 1,287 copies, 5 reviews
The Awesome Egyptians 1,099 copies, 5 reviews
The Measly Middle Ages 939 copies, 2 reviews
The Groovy Greeks 876 copies, 5 reviews
The Vicious Vikings 792 copies, 2 reviews
The Vile Victorians 608 copies, 3 reviews
The Terrible Tudors 603 copies, 1 review
The Cut-throat Celts 563 copies, 6 reviews
The Slimy Stuarts 555 copies, 1 review
The Woeful Second World War 533 copies, 1 review
The Blitzed Brits 495 copies, 2 reviews
The Angry Aztecs 476 copies, 2 reviews
The Savage Stone Age 456 copies, 2 reviews
The Gorgeous Georgians 429 copies, 4 reviews
The Incredible Incas 332 copies, 1 review
Top Ten Shakespeare Stories 330 copies, 2 reviews
The Wicked History of the World 308 copies, 6 reviews
The Fire Thief 287 copies, 10 reviews
The Villainous Victorians 279 copies, 1 review
Bloody Scotland 232 copies, 1 review
Wicked Words 219 copies, 1 review
Flight of the Fire Thief 141 copies, 3 reviews
The Fire Thief Fights Back 113 copies, 3 reviews
Rotten Rulers 107 copies, 2 reviews
Blood-Curdling Box of Books 85 copies, 1 review
York (Horrible Histories) 60 copies, 2 reviews
Dublin (Horrible Histories) 45 copies, 1 review
Potty Politics 44 copies
Dreadful Diary 41 copies
The Hat Trick 37 copies
True Ghost Stories 33 copies, 1 review
Vanished! 31 copies
The Gold in the Grave 29 copies, 1 review
True Disaster Stories 27 copies, 1 review
The Fatal Fire 26 copies
True Horror Stories 24 copies, 1 review
The Boy Who Cried Horse 23 copies, 1 review
Up in the Air 22 copies
Ghost for Sale 21 copies, 1 review
Break Out! 21 copies
The Grim Ghost 21 copies
Put Out the Light 19 copies, 1 review
The Captive Celt 17 copies, 1 review
War Games 16 copies
Wall of Woe 15 copies
The War Game 15 copies
Tower of Terror 14 copies
The Custard Kid 14 copies
True UFO Stories 13 copies, 1 review
A Witch in Time 11 copies
Saxon Tales 11 copies
The Pigeon Spy 10 copies
Greek Tales 8 copies
True Mystery Stories 8 copies, 1 review
Goose Guards 7 copies
Calamity Kate 7 copies
Deadly Durham 6 copies
Dark Forces 6 copies
Unlikely Spy 5 copies, 1 review
Bat and Bell 5 copies
Shadow Play 5 copies
Space Race 4 copies
Dog Run 3 copies
The Silver Hand (Flashbacks) 3 copies, 1 review
Viking Tales 3 copies
Shock Tactics 3 copies
Mystery 3 copies
Terry Deary's Knights' Tales 2 copies, 1 review
Ghost Town 2 copies
Heksetid 1 copy
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