Review: Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World, or Six Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door

Editorial Review - - Kate Ayers

Just when I was beginning to think that being nice was a shameful weakness, Lynne Truss gives us TALK TO THE HAND, a gritty rant appropriately subtitled "The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today." Not only is it timely and true, it's a hoot to read! You just have to love the whole saying, "Talk to the hand 'cause the face ain't listening." How many times has that happened to you? I have ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

At first, despite Truss's denials, this reads like straight-forward crotchetiness. However, it gets interesting a little later, with for example p. 46, "Surely if we hold doors open, we are acting ... Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Hilarious skewering of today's rudeness epidemic. Funny, in England they think we're still polite in the US! Read full review

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