Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics

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Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics - Shaw, Karl

An 18th-century French scholar attributed the British talent for eccentricity to a "mixture of fogs, beef, and beer . . . aggravated by the tedium of the English Sunday." Whatever the reason, the British Isles do seem to have thrown up more than their fair share of magnificent oddballs, the finest of which are profiled in this fast, funny ... Read More

Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics 2010, Pan Books (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780330512923

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