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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  - LisaMorr - LibraryThing

I picked this up for almost nothing in a bookshop on Charing Cross Rd. I really enjoyed Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Truss, and thought I would similarly enjoy this. Not really - it just didn't quite flow, and didn't make sense at times. Read full review

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User Review  - AJBraithwaite - LibraryThing

I enjoyed the theory parts of this book: a quick recap of why manners develop and how they relate to etiquette and social changes. Other parts were more of a 'Grumpy Old Woman' rant, although I agree ... Read full review

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User Review  - MickyFine - LibraryThing

An examination of the collapse of manners in every day life, Lynne Truss unleashes her wit (and exasperation) in an effort to amend the situation. Exploring the six reasons why one should stay home ... Read full review

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

The author of the popular grammar book Eats, Shoots, and Leaves, has turned her attention to the lack of manners in modern society. She gleefully skewers those who are unable to maintain common courtesy in brief encounters or in longer social relationships. Wonderully witty, as expected. Read full review

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User Review  - Motherofthree - LibraryThing

Talk to the Hand or The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door. I finished this book about a month and a half ago; and am finally getting around ... Read full review

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User Review  - turtlesleap - LibraryThing

"Talk to the Hand" is a commentary on the lack of manners and civility in English society today, with the occasional inclusion of some of the more bizarre aspects of American society. I suspect that ... Read full review

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User Review  - michaeldwebb - LibraryThing

A classic 'book-after-the-famous-one' type book - although I was amazed to see this owned by nearly 1500 librarything members, so it must have done quite well. To be honest, I'm not sure where this ... 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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