How Hard Can It Be?: The World According to Clarkson

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Penguin UK, Sep 30, 2010 - Humor - 352 pages

How Hard Can it Be? is the fourth hilarious volume in Jeremy Clarkson's The World According to Clarkson series.

How hard can it be...

To build a power station without upsetting the eco-mentalists? To seek world domination if you've been hit the ugly stick? For the Met Office to get yesterday's weather right?

In volume four of The World According to Clarkson, Jeremy Clarkson pours scorn on the nonsensical, the dumb, the idiotic and the plain foolish in his continuing quest to discover where exactly we've all gone wrong.

Along the way he ponders:

• Whether conquering France might solve the immigration problem
• What happened when you ignore proper warning labels
• What would happen if we turned the internet off

Often controversial, frequently scathing but always funnier than James May, Jeremy Clarkson shows us how we could so easily make the world a better place.

Praise for Jeremy Clarkson:

'Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud' Daily Telegraph
'Outrageously funny . . . will have you in stitches' Time Out

Number-one bestseller Jeremy Clarkson writes on cars, current affairs and anything else that annoys him in his sharp and funny collections. Born To Be Riled, Clarkson On Cars, Don't Stop Me Now, Driven To Distraction, Round the Bend, Motorworld, and I Know You Got Soul are also available as Penguin paperbacks; the Penguin App iClarkson: The Book of Cars can be downloaded on the App Store.

Jeremy Clarkson because his writing career on the Rotherham Advertiser. Since then he has written for the Sun and the Sunday Times. Today he is the tallest person working in British television, and is the presenter of the hugely popular Top Gear.


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User Review  - StuartAston - LibraryThing

A book of the newspaper articles written by Jeremy Clarkson in 2008 and 2009. What more can you say? There is no storyline to explain - it is a sarcastic English man having a moan at any problem that ... Read full review

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User Review  - gbsallery - LibraryThing

Witty, amusing, perceptive, and with a superb command of the English language. The only downside to this book is the lack of weight to it, but as lightweight morsels of Clarkson's output, it is superb. Read full review


Clear off nitwit Ill rebuild this hospital
Give it up Hamza youre too ugly
Ruck off you nancy Aussies
Feed them or theyll slash all the seats

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Jeremy Clarkson began his career on the Rotherham Advertiser. Since then he has written for the Sun, the Sunday Times, the Rochdale Observer, the Wolverhampton Express & Star, all of the Associated Kent Newspapers and Lincolnshire Life.