As part of a humorous and unconventional anthology series on the British Isles, this tribute to England includes work by Betjeman on bell-ringing, Orwell in defence of English cooking, Henry James on the Epsom Derby, Trollope on fox-hunting and Voltaire on the English temper. Richard Ingrams is the founder and editor of "Private Eye". He has written "Piper's Place: John Piper in England and Wales", "God's Apology: A Chronicle of Three Friends" and "John Stewart Collis: A Memoir".

England: An Anthology 1991, Fontana Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780006377160

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England: An Anthology 1989, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780002178259