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I just finished reading Theodore Dalrymple's brilliant look at underclass British life, "Life at the Bottom."
As a left-leaner, I bought this book with great skepticism, but after finishing it, I must say that I agreed with many of Dalrymple's points.
Mr. Darymple describes the tradgedy of the underclass in Britain and how its mores are seeping into the middle class.
I recommend this book for all those people interested in going deeper in the understanding of social phenomena that permeates most of the occidental modern societies. Read morePublished 29 days ago by André Uruguay
The book does a good job of tying effect to cause with a wide variety of examples covering many social pathologies. Certainly worth the price.Published 1 month ago by Thomas DeLorenzo
This book did not miss the mark. It hit the mark, dead on.Published 1 month ago by Ethel M. Stewart
This is a record of what happens when people do not suffer the consequences of their actions. Both sad and funny.Published 1 month ago by Kindle Customer
That omission is, of course, that the insane victim disarmament ("gun control") laws in Great Britain are largely to blame for the helplessness of the average honest... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Steve Heller
Depressing but probably accurate assessment of underclass life in Britain, many of whose features we also see in the US. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Peter J. Meschter
Excellent and thought provoking for policy makers. An extreme review that would be useful for political decision makers at any level.Published 2 months ago by Danny Carroll
I have certain sympathies with the reviewers who suspect that "Theodore Dalrymple" might be a hoax. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ashtar Command