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Being British: What's Wrong With It? Hardcover – 6 Jun 2012

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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: BiteBack Publishing (6 Jun. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849543267
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849543262
  • Product Dimensions: 13.6 x 2.1 x 20.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,061,405 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"a new and insightful book" -- Jenny McCartney , Daily Telegraph

"(a) Snappy little book" --Metro

"Let me recommend this book to anyone who is perturbed by what has been going on and would like to see the hopeful signs to develop into something more lasting." --New Culture Forum

"The main argument of the book is entirely accurate. Britain has created many good things in the country and in the world though often those who did the creating were the ones who found many of the solid British virtues tiresome and stifling, a curious contradiction noted by George Orwell many years ago, but those achievements have been deliberately denied and belittled by a weird self-hating elite" --Conservative History Journal

About the Author

Peter Whittle is the author of various books about Britain, and is also a columnist for Standpoint magazine. A respected commentator, he appears regularly on TV and radio and has contributed to titles such as The Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph and the Daily Mail. He is also the founder and director of the New Culture Forum.

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