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Scorn: The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History
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Scorn: The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History

Matthew Parris

A totally up-to-date compendium of the sharpest, wittiest and downright rudest insults in human history

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Scorn: The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History
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Scorn: The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History

Matthew Parris

A totally up-to-date compendium of the sharpest, wittiest and downright rudest insults in human history, whether you're searching for the perfect elegant riposte, the rudest polite letter ever written, or a brutal verbal...

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Parting Shots
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Parting Shots

Matthew Parris

Combining gems from the archives with despatches obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, this title is a treasure trove of wit, venom and serious analysis. It sheds light on Britain's place in the world, and reveal the...

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A Castle in Spain
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A Castle in Spain

Matthew Parris

Walking in the Pyrenees one spring morning the author stumbled upon a magnificent ruined mansion standing on edge of a line of huge cliffs. This title chronicles the original discovery, the attempts to discover its history, and...

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The Spanish Ambassador's Suitcase: Stories from the Diplomatic Bag
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The Spanish Ambassador’s Suitcase: Stories from the Diplomatic Bag

Matthew Parris

Heard the one about the Spanish Ambassador who arrived in the scorching Saharan desert fully suited and with a mysteriously enormous suitcase? Or the horse they gave Prime Minister John Major in Turkmenistan - which hapless...

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Chance Witness: An Outsider's Life in Politics
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Chance Witness: An Outsider’s Life in Politics

Matthew Parris

With a First from Cambridge and the possibility of working for the Foreign Office, the author decided instead to apply to be an apprentice diesel-fitter with London Transport. He was rejected and so turned to a life in politics....

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Inca Kola
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Inca Kola

Matthew Parris

A tale of travel and adventure.

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Great Lives: As Heard on Radio 4
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Great Lives: As Heard on Radio 4

Karen Farrington, Matthew Parris

Based on the popular Radio 4 series, this title highlights some of the world's most fascinating and influential characters. From the famous to the obscure, the historical to the contemporary, each biography provides an insight...

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