Did you ever hear the story about the man who climbed down a volcano to the centre of the Earth? Or the explorer who disguised himself as a polar bear; lived inside a whale and travelled to the Moon (twice)? Or the soldier who defeated the entire Turkish army on half a horse? No? Welcome to the world of Baron Munchausen, the world's greatest adventurer whose astonishing, heroic exploits are recounted in this hilarious re-telling of Rudolph Erich Raspe's famous tall tales.