It’s that time of the year again, with carols echoing in the air, festive decorations everywhere and jolly men in red suits on every corner. If, despite all of this, you are still struggling to get into the Christmas spirit, maybe all you need is a break with a good book.
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The first part of our Ten Free Non-Fiction Books For Learning Unusual Skills covered everything from taming and training wild and vicious horses to bee hunting, home taxidermy and dueling. However, as can be seen in this second part, there are many, many more unusual skills just waiting to be unlocked through free non-fiction eBooks. From muskrat trapping to perfumery and clairvoyance, the skills taught by the following books are sure to impress everyone around you.
These days, if you are interested in learning a new skill or taking up a hobby, there is no shortage of information available about it online. No matter how obscure, you can be sure that there will be at least a couple of instructional videos along with a compilation of videos depicting people failing in humorous ways. However, back before the internet it wasn’t as easy to find information as your only sources would be either books or talking to an expert. Many of these books are still around and the digital versions can be read for free.
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