`As the author of this latest entertaining collection of remarkable specimens points out, true eccentrics are never acting. They believe their peculiar conduct is entirely natural and reasonable...There is a rich harvest here of a peculiarly English kind of weirdness.'
`a collection of the most interesting, informative and amusing..' --South Wales Argus
`This delightfully entertaining miscellany records many little known eccentricities of the great and the good...'
About the Author
Kark Shaw trained as a journalist (for NME
and others) and is the author of several humour books, including Gross
, Royal Babylon: An Irreverent History of European Royalty
, and the American bestseller Five People Who Died During Sex and 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists
. He currently works in marketing for the largest manufacturer of stool jars in the country, and lives in Staffordshire with his family.