Title

Bite Studio - Visual Editor
Random House Speakers

An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain: or Sixty Years of Making the Same Stupid Mistakes as Always

John O'Farrell

(Enlarge Image)

Published by Doubleday, part of Transworld Publishers

Format: Hardback

£18.99

Buy now

This book is also available as:

Availability

Available for dispatch within 1-2 working days

Details

EAN: 9780385616225
Published: 22 Oct 2009

-

About the book

Synopsis

Following his hugely popular account of the previous 2000 years, John O'Farrell now comes bang up to date with a hilarious modern history asking 'How the hell did we end up here?'

An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain informs, elucidates and laughs at all the bizarre events, ridiculous characters and stupid decisions that have shaped Britain's story since 1945; leaving the Twenty-First Century reader feeling fantastically smug for having the benefit of hindsight.

Recommend this book

Add your recommendation

Only registered users can recommend books. Please use the buttons below to either create a new account, or sign-in to an existing account.

Register here or Sign in here

Press

What the critics say

About the Author

John O'Farrell studied history at Desborough Comprehensive, where he got a B in his O level. He later continued his research by watching lots of programmes about the Nazis on the UK History Channel. Apart from that he has published three novels, a memoir and three collections of his popular Guardian column. A former comedy scriptwriter for such shows as Spitting Image and Smith and Jones, he is the founder of the satirical website NewsBiscuit and can occasionally be spotted on such TV programmes as Grumpy Old Men, Newsnight Review and Have I Got News For You.

John O'Farrell

More about John O'Farrell

Related Videos

PageId: 28615 UserId: 5
This website makes use of cookies. See our Privacy Policy for more information.