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The English by Jeremy Paxman
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Jeremy Paxman is to many the embodiment of Englishness yet even he is sometimes forced to ask- who or what exactly are the English? And in setting about addressing this most vexing of questions, Paxman discovers answers to a few others. Like- Why do the English actually enjoy feeling persecuted? What is behind the English obsession with games? How did they acquire their odd attitudes to sex and to food? Where did they get their extraordinary capacity for hypocrisy?Covering history, attitudes to foreigners, sport, stereotypes, language and much, much more, The English brims over with stories and anecdotes that provide a fascinating portrait of a nation and its people.

Author Biography

Jeremy Paxman is the author of the bestselling book THE ENGLISH. He is a regular radio and TV presenter, most notably for Newsnight. Robert Harris and Jeremy Paxman initially worked together on this book when they were both reporters for Panorama.
Release date NZ
September 6th, 2007
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
320
Dimensions
129x198x19
ISBN-13
9780141032955
Product ID
1671215

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