This is a book for those who unashamedly want manners in the world. They are the essence of living together. And we are struggling to find rules that we can agree on in a new world where change and uncertainty are a way of life and personal responsibility is at a disastrous low. No-one wants to bow and scrape to the rhythms of outdated etiquette any more.We need to seek out the original social purpose of manners and apply the principles to life today. We need rules of respect for each other and an agreement to stick to them ...

The Done Thing 2014, Arrow Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781784750244

Mass-market paperback

The Done Thing 2006, Arrow

ISBN-13: 9780099484370

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Done Thing 2005, Century

ISBN-13: 9781844138739