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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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Inca Kola
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Inca Kola

Matthew Parris

A tale of travel and adventure.

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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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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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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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I Wish I Hadn't Said That: The `Experts' Speak - and Get it Wrong!
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I Wish I Hadn’t Said That: The `Experts' Speak - and Get it Wrong!

Christopher Cerf, Victor Navasky, Matthew Parris

'We don't like their sound. Groups of guitars are on the way out.' Decca Recording Company executive, turning down the Beatles in 1962. I Wish I Hadn't Said That sets straight thousands of examples of expert misunderstanding and...

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