Country Wit (BOK)

Aubrey Malone

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'When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people' - Oscar Wilde. 'There are three easy ways of losing money - racing is the quickest, women the most pleasant, and farming the most certain' - Lord Amherst. 'Country manners dictate that even if somebody phones you up to tell you your house is on fire, first they ask you how you are' - Alice Munro. Everyone likes the country, said Lillian Hellman. If you own a waxed jacket and a pair of wellies, are feeling sheepish, know all about fowl play and udder matters, then dear me, these quips and quotes on rural pursuits will be a breath of fresh air. There again, as Kenny Everett pointed out, country life isn't so much tiptoeing through the tulips as slip-slopping through the cowshit. This collection of witticisms on the bittersweet delights of country life will entertain and amuse, whether you're a countryside lover or reading about it in the comfort of a metropolitan retreat.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter Aubrey Malone
Forlag
Summersdale Publishers
ISBN 9781840247046
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 12,1cm x 18,5cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 254 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Illustratør Ian Baker Emner og form Humour collections & anthologies