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- DescriptionA collection of over 1000 stories under 400 keyword headings that embrace themes as diverse as absent-mindedness, heckling, resignations and windbags. The anecdotes feature a host of famous names from all walks of life and from all periods of history - monarchs and mistresses, peers and presidents, composers and comedians - each of them presented in a light that is t always flattering but in some way revelatory.
- Author BiographyNigel Rees is the author of over 50 books and a writer and broadcaster whose interest in words and phrases is well known from his programme Quote...Unquote on the BBC Radio and his appearances in dictionary corner' on Channel 4's Countdown. He lives in West London.
- Author(s)Nigel Rees
- PublisherOrion Publishing Co
- Date of Publication23/11/1999
- SubjectEncyclopedias & General Reference
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCassell Reference
- Out-of-print date26/11/2002
- Content Note384 Colour Photo\Illu(s)
- Weight526 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine27 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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