Free Shipping In the UK
British Teeth (Short Books) By William Leith

British Teeth (Short Books)
by William Leith

In Stock
£5.49
Is the British love of everything decrepit a sign of a nation growing old gracefully, or something more ominous? In this book, William Leith casts his mind back over his personal history - his education, his diet and particularly his dentistry - and considers what it is to be British.
Only 2 left

British Teeth (Short Books) Summary


British Teeth (Short Books) by William Leith

As a child, William Leith was educated in old buildings, and dragged around ruins for a 'treat'. Later, he began to question the British love of everything decrepit. Was it a sign of a nation growing old gracefully, or of something altogether more ominous? Then something happened. A tooth, which had been throbbing for a while, snapped. At the same time, his 'period' home began to crack. During the course of his dental treatment, and the underpinning of his house, Leith cast his mind back over his personal history - his education, his diet and particularly his dentistry - and thought about what it was to be British...

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the UK
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

About William Leith


William Leith interviews celebrities for the Sunday Telegraph and the Guardian.

Additional information

GOR002799051
British Teeth (Short Books) by William Leith
William Leith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Short Books Ltd
2001-08-20
128
0571208657
9780571208654
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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.