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Very British Problems: Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time Hardcover – October 1, 2013


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group (October 1, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0751552593
  • ISBN-13: 978-0751552591
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 5.5 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #118,416 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Had us guffawing into our Earl Grey tea Bella My favourite twitter account at the moment is Very British Problems (@soverybritish) ... it makes me laugh out loud. Tom Hiddleston on @soverybritish Hilarious Daily Express Temple pays affectionate and comic homage to the sheer quirkiness of being British Good Book Guide A corking Christmas stocking filler Weekend Sport

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Rob Temple is an award-winning features editor and the founder of @soverybritish.

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A unique sense of humor and very interesting.
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Very fun book to read and very funny especially for anyone who knows someone British or has been there!
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This book makes me laugh out loud and I'm not even British!
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Máté Safranka on November 1, 2013
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The book itself is wonderful, but I don't recommend getting the ebook version - it's very poor in quality and difficult to read on a screen.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By AnnaTalisha on December 5, 2013
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I bought this book for my brother for his birthday. He lived in England for two years and misses it all the time. So he was excited to get this book. Having visited only once I get some of the Britishisms, but some are lost on me. However the book is funny regardless if you are British or not. And the little illustrations are great! Very fun book to read and very funny especially for anyone who knows someone British or has been there!
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ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT. Worth every penny/cent spent. Lots of laughs had and if you're a Brit, you will be able to relate to every item in this book.
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I bought this book as a present and it took over the afternoon event with everybody dipping into it. I recommend you also give a pencil and then you can tick off when you see somebody involved in a 'very British problem'. Or if you do it yourself. We've all done it!
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By Rajani Desai on June 15, 2014
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And here I thought I was the only one experiencing this way of life. Absolutely enjoyed reading this book. Thank you
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By EMC on May 12, 2014
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A book on shyness, good manners and passive agression. Delievered in byte-sized chunks. Humane, and ironic in a very good way.
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Funny and accurate. A good read that will bring a smile on a cloudy day. Now I must go drink my tea. It's at it's optimal temperature!
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By Samantha Van Prooyen on March 8, 2014
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After forgetting to buy the book while I was in the UK a few weeks ago, I immediately bought it on kindle when I got home. I'd rather have the print version but it's still a brilliant read. I'll just have to go back!
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