Annoying The French Encore! by Stephen Clarke

Annoying The French Encore!

byStephen Clarke

Kobo ebook | August 16, 2012

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A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR

Bonjour cher reader,

Ever since European history began, we Brits have been happily engaged in our national pastime - annoying the French. And the past couple of years have shown that this annoying never stops. To give just three examples:

After a mid-Atlantic collision between French and British nuclear submarines, France's Minister of Defence seemed to blame the accident on ... shrimps.

When French political superstar Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York, France's establishment was outraged. It soon emerged that sexual harassment was regarded as a basic human right by the country's male élite. (This theme provided so much excellent material that I decided to include it in the plot of my soon-to-be published novel, The Merde Factor.)

And when David Cameron walked out of a Eurosummit, a French politician accused him of being 'like a man at a wife-swapping party who refuses to bring his own wife.' Yes, a very French image, and it just one of the many anti-Anglais insults that came flying across the Channel.

You will find all this, and much more, in Annoying the French Encore! Because, for the French, the merde never ends.

Yours historically,

Stephen Clarke, Paris, August 2012

'Tremendously entertaining' Sunday Times

'Relentlessly and energetically rude' Mail on Sunday

Title:Annoying The French Encore!Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 16, 2012Publisher:Random HouseLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1448150256

ISBN - 13:9781448150250

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from and the thorn in the French side Once again Pol has offered glasses of cheap prosecco to our Cross Channel amis. Long may he continue to offer that vintage to us, that we may chuckle our way to the Ferry port .
Date published: 2014-10-30