England My England: A Treasury of All Things English

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A delightful, wide-ranging anthology about England and the English over the centuries – songs, poems, hymns, letters and prose – this compendium is entertaining, witty, lyrical and heart-warming.With contributions from Sir Thomas Beecham, Rupert Brooke, William Blake, Noel Coward, Rudyard Kipling, John Betjeman and many more, there is also a chapter entitled 'As Others See Us', which includes George Mikes' observation, 'An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.'With chapters on the English garden, language, institutions, heritage and how we see ourselves, this is a comprehensive treasury of the country and its people. An entertaining, eclectic and serendipitious collection that will delight and surprise in equal measure, England, My England is a real treasure house of pleasing patriotism to savour and share.

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A former chairman of the Polite Society/Campaign for Courtesy for over 12 years, Gerry Hanson has been a regular TV and radio broadcaster, with appearances on the BBC and LBC Radio. Dubbed by Michael Winner as 'the rudest man I've ever met' after a heated debate on BBC2's 'Newsnight', Gerry is an authority on Christmas carols and a regular orator and guest speaker of the Queen's English Society on a number of occasions.

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