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
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 EnglandUser 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 EnglandUser 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