Mr. A. J. Braithwaite

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In Search of the English Eccentric: A Journey by Henry Hemming
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Why did I like this book?

Roster of lively characters. Loveable puppy of an
inquisitor. Stunning panorama of a curious contemporary England.
One of the most accessible, humorous and fruity anglophile chronicles of
recent years - a song of praise to this extraordinary and entertaining band of outsider folk heroes. Following MISADVENTURE, Hemming seems to be growing into his gnome-hat as a young masterchef of travel writing.

A cogent addition of tang onto a picturesque and archetypal subject. This thing rips a hole into the canvas (Kind of Winehouse-Banksy-like) without losing any semblance of mainstream likeability or self-ironising fragility. You may… Read more