The Angry Island

The Angry Island

Think of England, and anger hardly springs to mind as its primary national characteristic. Yet in The Angry Island, A. A. Gill argues that, in fact, it is plain old fury that is the wellspring for England's accomplishments.

The default setting of England is anger. The English are naturally, congenitally, collectively and singularly livid much of the time. They're incensed, incandescent, splenetic, prickly, touchy, and fractious. They can be mildly annoyed, really… (more)

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (June 12, 2007)

Parent ISBN: 9781416531753

Page count: 240 pages

Language: English


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