All in a Don's Day by Mary Beard

All in a Don's Day by Mary Beard

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Lets you share the author's 'terror of humiliation' as she enters 'hairdresser country' and follow her dilemma as she wanders through the quandary of illegible handwriting on examination papers and 'longing for the next dyslexic' - on whose paper the answers are typed, not handwritten.

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Her central themes are the classics, universities and teaching - and much else besides. In this second collection following on from the success of It's a Don's Life, Beard ponders whether Gaddafi's home is Roman or not, we share her 'terror of humiliation' as she enters 'hairdresser country' and follow her dilemma as she wanders through the quandary of illegible handwriting on examination papers and 'longing for the next dyslexic' - on whose paper the answers are typed, not handwritten. Praise for It's a Don's Life 'Delightful ...it has the virtues of brevity, eclecticism and learning worn lightly ...if they'd had Mary Beard on their side back then, the Romans would still have their empire' Daily Mail

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SKU GOR004013295
Title All in a Don's Day
Author By (author) Mary Beard
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Profile Books Ltd
Year Published 2012
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 1846685362
ISBN 13 9781846685361
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

Her central themes are the classics, universities and teaching - and much else besides. In this second collection following on from the success of It's a Don's Life, Beard ponders whether Gaddafi's home is Roman or not, we share her 'terror of humiliation' as she enters 'hairdresser country' and follow her dilemma as she wanders through the quandary of illegible handwriting on examination papers and 'longing for the next dyslexic' - on whose paper the answers are typed, not handwritten. Praise for It's a Don's Life 'Delightful ...it has the virtues of brevity, eclecticism and learning worn lightly ...if they'd had Mary Beard on their side back then, the Romans would still have their empire' Daily Mail
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR004013295
Title All in a Don's Day
Author By (author) Mary Beard
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Profile Books Ltd
Year Published 2012
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 1846685362
ISBN 13 9781846685361
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.