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The English explained Top 10

Mark Chamberlain
 
The English. A Portrait of a People
The English. A Portrait of a People
"All of Paxman's snidey skills packed into an examination of the English people. Often funny and always imparting new and fascinating facts. A real favourite."
A Fete Worse Than Death: A Journey Through an English Summer
A Fete Worse Than Death: A Journey Through an English Summer
"A new writer to me but sums up our odd relationship with the summer with side-splitting effect. Already bought a couple for friends as gifts. Great writing and extremely funny."
In Search of England
In Search of England
"One of the originals and still one of the best written. Funny, warming and charming."
Eccentric Britain (Bradt Travel Guide)
Eccentric Britain (Bradt Travel Guide)
"Eccentric Britain may be the title, but the English are most examined here. Great to take on trips with you and finding out odd facts about where you are."
An Audience with an Elephant: And Other Encounters on the Eccentric Side
An Audience with an Elephant: And Other Encounters on the Eccentric Side
"Great shorts about the English nature and English character."
Head Over Heels in the Dales
Head Over Heels in the Dales
"Phinn is a school inspector, which allows him to examine the traumas of growing up and the funny things that both kids and adults say. Also paints a perfect picture of the English, especially Yorkies."
Under An English Heaven
Under An English Heaven
"Probably one of the best at examining the'stiff upper lip' and the Dunkirk spirit etc. Beautifully crafted."
Notes From A Small Island
Notes From A Small Island
"Doesn't  quite get the English with the same wit as my number 2, but a classic nonetheless."
England, Their England (Picador Books)
England, Their England (Picador Books)
"Not a big fan of cricket but this examination of the English playing it [by a Scot!] is a diamond."
England: An Elegy
England: An Elegy
"Wordy, but worth it. Upbeat rather than something like Nick Cohn's views. A man who loves and understands the country, even if I don't agree with all he finds."