The English: A Portrait of a People

by Jeremy Paxman | Humor |
ISBN: 0140267239 Global Overview for this book
Registered by futurecat of Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on 7/10/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by futurecat from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Wednesday, July 10, 2013
An interesting attempt to define the indefinable. As Paxman points out, the English tend to be defined more in terms of what they aren't (Scottish, Welsh, Irish, foreign...) than what they actually are. The book's a bit rambling at times, and I'm not sure if I agree with all of his conclusions (it's also starting to seem a bit dated), but it's scattered with interesting bits.

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Journal Entry 2 by cat207 at Queenstown, Otago New Zealand on Friday, October 18, 2013
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Journal Entry 3 by cat207 at Gladstone, Queensland Australia on Tuesday, October 22, 2013
An unbiased view of the English... from an Englishman.

Journal Entry 4 by cat207 at Unconvention 2013 in Queenstown, Otago New Zealand on Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Released 6 yrs ago (10/22/2013 UTC) at Unconvention 2013 in Queenstown, Otago New Zealand

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