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  • The Bloody British

  • A Well-Meaning Guide to an Awkward Nation
  • Written by: Paul Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Stewart Crank
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins

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Are you ready to meet the bloody British? For fans of Very British Problems, Douglas Adams and Bill Bryson, it’s the perfect gift for the socially awkward oddball in your life.

Being British isn’t easy. Especially if you live abroad, where your countrymen aren’t exactly famous for, well, blending in. As his beloved homeland goes Brexit bananas, best-selling humourist Paul Hawkins takes on Britishness - how it looks from the outside, how to be British abroad and what you only learn about home once you leave it. 

In this self-deprecating audiobook, he reveals the awkward secrets, cultural blind-spots and private oddness of the people with whom he once shared an island. Part memoir, part cheat-sheet for decoding a nation of well-meaning misfits, The Bloody British is full of hilarious insights about Britishness gleaned (often begrudgingly) from the author’s own time as another country’s foreigner. What does Europe think of us?

©2019 Paul Hawkins (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

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  • 29-11-20

Sell out of the British People

OK some are for brexit some against. I thought I was going to hear a comical look at it all. No the author paints a picture of Britain that's isolated, alone and domed to fail. This bloke should just get a passport for a European country and stay there not spend his time insulting the country of his birth.

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  • 22-09-20

Quite bitter

Starts off really well, grows bitter and acidic as it ploughs on.. shame really, should be shorter

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