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Description - Blighty by Steve Lowe

Britishness: what does it really mean? Is it all a big con? Having skewered modern British life in the bestselling Is It Just Me or is Everything Shit?, Steve Lowe and Alan MacArthur set out to uncover the deep dark truth about Britain - its history, its myths and its people. Over the course of a year they watch Dorset Morris men dancing on a chalk-giant's thirty-foot-long erection, endure the Last Night of the Proms and search for a couple of pissed dragons under a hill in Wales. They ask Prince William what it means to be British, witness Scotland rising again (a bit), encounter terrifying Europhobe ladies in Surrey, and lose the will to live in Gibraltar. They also meet a lot of druids. Hilarious, timely and provocative, Blighty offers a brilliant, alternative vision of Britain - the island in the Atlantic that some people call Britain.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847441799
ISBN-10: 1847441793
Format: Hardback
(222mm x 142mm x 25mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Sphere
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Steve Lowe

Steve Lowe and Alan McArthur are the authors of IS IT JUST ME OR IS EVERYTHING SHIT? Volumes 1 and 2. Steve Lowe lives in Brighton and Alan McArthur lives in London. This is their third book.

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