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Faintheart: An Englishman Ventures North of the Border
     

Faintheart: An Englishman Ventures North of the Border

by Charles Jennings
 

Stomping the quintessential Highlands from Inverness to Skye and risking frozen extremities to reach breathtaking Hebridean islands, Charles Jennings discovers a land of awe-inspiring beauty. Contemplating whether his great grandfather's legacy qualifies him to shed a tear at the sound of bagpipes, Jennings compares the elegance of Edinbugh with the

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Stomping the quintessential Highlands from Inverness to Skye and risking frozen extremities to reach breathtaking Hebridean islands, Charles Jennings discovers a land of awe-inspiring beauty. Contemplating whether his great grandfather's legacy qualifies him to shed a tear at the sound of bagpipes, Jennings compares the elegance of Edinbugh with the industrial action of Aberdeen, risks a pint in Kelvinside, and sinks into the peaty bogs of Mull.

Editorial Reviews

Sunday Telegraph
A virulently,hilariously anti–Scottish polemic… merciless debunking… in the Bill Bryson mould.
Glasgow Sunday Herald
Slick,arrogant,easy,shallow,useless junk.
Independent on Sunday
Its a hoot.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780349114408
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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