Wish You Were Here: England on Sea

Travis Elborough (Author)
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Description

In this gloriously original social history, Travis Elborough argues that our national character - our snobbishness and willingness to laugh at ourselves, our attitudes to sex and fair play and our chequered relationship with national pride - has been forged against a backdrop of stormy skies and pebbly beaches. Covering everything from Agatha Christie to the Prince Regent via Billy Butlin and Brighton Rock, this is a book for anyone who has ever wrestled with a deckchair, braved a sopping esplanade or felt the crunch of sand in a sandwich.

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Publish Date
12 May 2011
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780340935118
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