Eiffel Tower

  • by iMinds
  • Narrated by Margot Knight
  • 0 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Learn about the history of the amazing Eiffel Tower in Paris with iMinds Travel's insightful audio knowledge series.
It was once the tallest building in the world. Each year it attracts millions of visitors making it the worlds most visited paid monument. It is both a global icon and the symbol of an entire nation. Yet, it was actually intended to be taken down and sold as scrap metal just a few decades after its erection. We are talking about the Eiffel Tower; the postcard image of France and a modern engineering masterpiece.
Perfect to listen to while commuting, exercising, shopping or cleaning the house.. iMinds brings knowledge to your MP3 with 8 minute information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.
iMinds offers 12 main categories, become a Generalist by increasing your knowledge of Business, Politics, People, History, Pop Culture, Mystery, Crime, Culture, Religion, Concepts, Science and Sport.. Clean and concise, crisp and engaging, discover what you never knew you were missing. Make your MP3 smarter with iMinds MindTracks, intersperse with music and enjoy learning a little about a lot.. knowledge of your own choice and in your own time.


Audible Editor Reviews

When you think of France, what first comes to mind? Baguettes? Wine? Or how about one of the most iconic and beautiful monuments ever erected? But did you know, despite its international fame, the Eiffel Tower was supposed to be torn down and sold for scraps? Performed by the gentle-voiced Margot Knight, this production from iMinds is a comprehensive yet concise look at the history of France’s Eiffel Tower. Whether you need to buff up on some trivia while on your way to a dinner party or you’re just looking to expand your depth of knowledge, this audiobook is a great addition to your collection.


What the Critics Say

"I'm learning all sorts of stuff about stuff I didn't even know I didn't know. And it sticks. In a nutshell: wonderful." (Jonathon Margolis, Financial Times)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-02-2009
  • Publisher: iMinds