“If the French can inspire a book as funny as this, perhaps we shouldn’t hate them after all!”
Toby Young, Spectator critic
“Deliciously irreverent and provocative!”
Christopher Silvester, Independent on Sunday
You shuddered when the U.S. Congress renamed French fries. You sighed when the French rejected the European Constitution they’d written themselves. But come on, admit it: deep down there’s something in all of us that likes to take a swipe at our Gallic friends. This ebook provides you with fifty painstakingly researched, wittily written reasons to back up your views.
From sinking the Rainbow Warrior, portraits of leaders past and present, to Serge Gainsbourg, the Quasimodo of French pop, this book answers every question you’ve got about the French – except one: “Why only fifty?’