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1966 and All That By Craig Brown

1966 and All That
by Craig Brown

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Brilliant update of a humour classic by Britain's funniest writer, and one of the hits of Christmas 2005.
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1966 and All That Summary


1966 and All That by Craig Brown

'Hilarious' The Sunday Times 'Side-splitting' Daily Telegraph 'Craig Brown is the business' Independent 'Craig Brown's 1966 and All That is a fabulous spoof history of modern Britain. Inspired by its irreverent predecessor 1066 and All That, which was published in 1930, it begins with the First World War and ends with the Millennium Dome. It is effortlessly brilliant, eminently quotable and very much 'A Good Thing' ...Like the best satirists, Brown skewers our pretensions, ridicules our foibles and holds a mirror up to our times...1966 and All That is a worthy successor to 1066 and should be required reading in every school across the land.' Sebastian Shakespeare, Tatler 1966 AND ALL THAT - all the modern history you can't remember, narrated in a way you can't begin to understand.

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"'Hilarious' The Sunday Times 'Side-splitting' Daily Telegraph 'Craig Brown is the business' Independent 'Craig Brown's 1966 and All That is a fabulous spoof history of modern Britain. Inspired by its irreverent predecessor 1066 and All That, which was published in 1930, it begins with the First World War and ends with the Millennium Dome. It is effortlessly brilliant, eminently quotable and very much 'A Good Thing'... Like the best satirists, Brown skewers our pretensions, ridicules our foibles and holds a mirror up to our times...1966 and All That is a worthy successor to 1066 and should be required reading in every school across the land.' Sebastian Shakespeare, Tatler * 'Craig Brown is one of the funniest writers in Britain - wise, clever, hilarious and a national treasure.' - Helen Fielding, author of Bridget Jones's Diary * 'Craig Brown is Britain's greatest parodist... This weird and wonderful book has more common sense in it than most dutiful histories.' - John Mortimer, Mail on Sunday * 'A work of comic brilliance... disconcertingly like my GCSE History course.' - Ben Schott * 'The wittiest writer in Britain today.' - Stephen Fry"

About Craig Brown


Craig Brown is the author of The Marsh Marlowe Letters, The Little Book of Chaos and The Hounding of John Thomas. His writings for Private Eye, the Mail on Sunday and the Daily Telegraph have won numerous awards. Craig Brown was recently named one of the 50 funniest people in Britain by The Observer and one of the 50 wisest people in Britain by Saga magazine. He was the only person to appear in both lists.

Additional information

GOR000799863
1966 and All That by Craig Brown
Craig Brown
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2006-06-29
192
0340897120
9780340897126
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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