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Last year I asked my f-list to recommend to me their favorite “new” book that they had read in the past year by “new” I mean “new to them”. Clarke’s witty writing helps a lot. The French sentenced her to death for wearing trousers.
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We, as Brits, have been annoying the French for many a century. It is rather hilarious how the national memory erases the fact that the poor girl was sentenced to death psf her own people for wearing trousers.
An amusing account of the relationship between the British and the French through history. This just set the tone for the whole book! You could easily write a book about every country in Europe and the ridiculous deviations of history.
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Since then he has published three more bestselling Merde novels, as well as Talk to the Snail, an indispensable guide to understanding the French. Want to Read saving…. That’s a shame because Stephen Clarke used to write better and he probably did quite a lot of research downloax ahead of it. Were these machines anmoying identical? Choosing an 1000 years of annoying the french pdf download and Unapologetic Life of Significance.
That said, it also takes time to debunk some myths that the French love to trot out. Sep 20, Pieter Baert rated it it was amazing. Is monsieur annoyed by now? Published 4 months ago.
And as Paul contemplates his own personal Brexit, the whole of Brussels seems to be going into meltdown As well all know, the English have always taken a tongue-in-cheek pride at infuriating our near neighbours across the water and this book does true justice to this now, thankfully, peaceful continental rivalry.
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I always knew that the Norman’s weren’t French but it was interesting to discover that Napoleon was,technically,Italian and that baguettes and croissants originated in Austria! Mary Queen of Scots passing was treated with indifference by the Doenload a people she had little regard for and was designed to annoy – yes you’ve guessed – the French.
1000 Years of Annoying the French – Stephen Clarke
The greatest scam ever is debunked! I also was a bit troubled by the guillotine. It was written in a conversational manner and I rather liked that.
BUT do you know See offer for details. The French sentenced her to death for wearing trousers.