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'To write a book is hard; to write a funny book is harder; to write a funny book both wise and funny is the prerogative of Mr. Mikes' The Times _________________________ If you want to succeed here you must be able to handle the English sense of humour. So proclaims George Mikes' timeless exploration of this curious phenomenon. Whether it's understatement, self-deprecation or plain cruelty, the three elements he identifies as essential to our sense of humour, being witty here is a way of life. Perfectly placed as an adopted ...

English Humour for Beginners 2016, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241978542

Mass-market paperback

English Humour for Beginners 1983, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9780048270719


English Humour for Beginners 1980, Deutsch

ISBN-13: 9780233972961

Unknown binding