It does not matter if you are a college going student preparing for competent examinations or a lay person interested in history, Terry O’Brien’s 100 great events that changed the world is indeed a treasure. It is interesting, exciting and of course adds to our knowledge.
The contents of the events are chronologically arranged, which makes it easier for students and academicians who have to remember the dates of these events.
The range of events selected for the book is indeed wide. It has got everything. Right from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to founding of Amazon.com. It lists death of prophet Mohamad as well as cloning. Selecting 100 events from the world history must have been a challenge. But the author has done a great job in picking up the events. As a result of which almost all major events which changed the world are part of the book.
The language used in the book is simple and to the point. The book is divided into small chapters which makes it an easy read. At the end of each chapter tit-bits are offered in boxes.
Go and buy this book. You will never repent buying this one.