For anyone who wants the lowdown on the Olympic Games - past and present.The Eternal Flameis the ultimate stocking filler for those who wish to immerse themselves in the frenzy of the 2012 Olympics. Filled with scintillating factoids, anecdotes and quirky snippets of history this is a great little guide to the beginnings in Athens, past Olympics and the build-up to London 2012. Written by two Blue Badge guides - the official guides to the Olympics, this book is a 'potted' history of the games. Offering a range of fascinating stories, facts and figures from past games it also covers how we got the bid and the current sports today. Presented in an exciting, attractive style and written with a light tone this book is the only guide anyone will need to prepare for 2012.