Books Should Be Free
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads

The Humbugs of the World

The Humbugs of the World by P. T. Barnum
By: (1810-1891)

In "The Humbugs of the World," author P. T. Barnum takes readers on a thought-provoking journey through the world of frauds, scams, and deceptions. Using his own experiences as a showman and promoter, Barnum exposes the various ways in which people are tricked and swindled, urging readers to be wary of those who seek to exploit them.

Filled with witty anecdotes and clever observations, Barnum's book is a fascinating look at the psychology behind these schemes and the motivations of those who perpetrate them. He offers practical advice on how to avoid falling victim to these charlatans, emphasizing the importance of skepticism and critical thinking.

While some may find Barnum's writing style to be old-fashioned and verbose, his insights are as relevant today as they were when the book was first published. "The Humbugs of the World" is a timely reminder that we must always question what we are told and be vigilant against those who would seek to deceive us. Overall, this book is an entertaining and enlightening read that will leave readers with a newfound appreciation for the art of deception.

Book Description:

P. T. Barnum exposes some of the chief humbugs of the world with his usual entertaining style. He looks at medicine and quacks, ghosts, witchcraft, religious humbugs, money manias, adventurers, personal reminiscences, and much more.

Stream audiobook and download chapters

eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book

Popular Genres
More Genres
Paid Books