Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Apr 2, 2008 - Social Science - 440 pages
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Witty and wise, Fox explores a culture governed by unspoken rules and a bizarre code of conduct.

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Ah, now this is embarrassing: this book was recommended to me and I have duly read it - or to be more accurate, half read it. The fact that I did not complete the task, and my star rating, might lead ... Read full review

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Very much enjoyed this again, on second reading. I had mis-remembered that it was as funny as, say, a Bill Bryson book, which it's not - quite - but nevertheless I giggled over lots of it and read ... Read full review

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Kate Fox, a social anthropologist, is co-director of the Social Issues Research Center in Oxford. She is the author of Watching the English and Passport to the Pub.

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