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We’re British, Innit: An Irreverent A to Z of All Things British – Ian Aitch

December 12, 2008

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I spotted this in one of my local bookshops and was intrigued by the amazing definition of the word “Innit” that was located on the book cover. This book takes some of the most famous aspects of Britishness, including tea, crumpets and Queen Elizabeth II and describes them in a hilarious yet strangely informative way. […]

The Colour Of Magic – Terry Pratchett

November 11, 2008

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This exciting novel is the first journey we take into Terry Pratchett’s bizarre Discworld series. With over 20 books in the series, each one is as thrilling, witty and laugh-out-loud as the next. The book follows the odd travels of the even odder companions Rincewind and Twoflower. Rincewind is the wizard who just couldn’t who […]

Animal Farm – George Orwell

June 15, 2008

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Animal Farm was a satirical novella written by George Orwell during World War II but not published until 1945 due to it’s attack on Josef Stalin, who was at that time Britain’s ally. The book covers the story of a group of animals who overthrow their farmer and take over the running over of the […]