How To Get Things Really Flat by Andrew MartinHow To Get Things Really Flat by Andrew Martin

How To Get Things Really Flat

byAndrew Martin

Hardcover | November 25, 2008

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I Think, Therefore I Drop My Clothes in a Heap—Andrew Martin captures the essence of the lazy man about the house...


Martin is surprisingly well qualified to write a guide to housework for men. Not only is he a man himself, but he does a lot about the house. On purely humanitarian grounds he recently took over some of the ironing from his wife; he then branched out into bath-cleaning, dusting, washing up after dinner (when he wasn't going out), vacuuming (when the hoover was working), and loading the washing machine completely unaided.

For the purposes of this book, Martin has interviewed many experts. The fruits of his research include the answers to such burning questions as: "Do I Need to Bother about the Controls on the Iron?" "Is Dust Dangerous?" and "What is All That Stuff at the Bottom of the Laundry Basket?"

How to Get Things Really Flat will amuse and instruct any man, forced at gunpoint by his significant other to read it.

Andrew Martin, a former Spectator Young Writer of the Year, grew up in Yorkshire. After qualifying as a barrister he became a freelance journalist in which capacity he has tended to write about the north, class, trains, seaside towns and eccentric individuals rather than the doings of the famous, although he did once loop the loop in a...
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Title:How To Get Things Really FlatFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:November 25, 2008Publisher:Faber And FaberLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1906021465

ISBN - 13:9781906021467

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