1066 and All that: A Memorable History of England, Comprising All the Parts You Can Remember, Including 103 Good Things, 5 Bad Kings and 2 Genuine Dates

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Methuen Publishing Limited, 2005 - History - 167 pages
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Since its publication in October of 1930, this classic spoof on textbook history has sold four million copies worldwide and has itself become a part of humor history. This anniversary edition is a celebration of this uproarious satire's lingering appeal and is enhanced by brilliant new drawings by cartoonist Stephen Appleby.

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Review: 1066 and All That: A Memorable History of England

User Review  - Robbie Leslie - Goodreads

This is one of the funniest books in the English language (see my reviews of Stella Gibbons' 'Cold Comfort Farm' and JKJerome's 'Three Men in a Boat' for the others!). It is a perfect pastiche of ... Read full review

Review: 1066 and All That: A Memorable History of England

User Review  - Karen Floyd - Goodreads

I have to re-read this periodically because it makes me laugh. And, as I have discovered since first reading it some 30 years ago, the more English history you know the funnier it is. It is a book for grinning and laughing out loud over. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Steven Appleby is the author of "The Truth About Love "and "Alien Invasion," He confesses to several problems of his own.

John D. Reynolds is a Professor at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, where he holds the Tom Buell Chair in Aquatic Conservation.

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