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You Are Here: A Dossier

3.77  ·  Rating Details  ·  39 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Like the critically acclaimed Bremner, Bird and Fortune series on Channel 4, You Are Here picks away at the scabs of international politics with the voice and credibility of Rory and the two Johns, and appeals to an audience hungry for a mix of entertainment and information—tough facts made funny. The book lampoons the contradiction at the heart of Britain since Tony Blair ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Orion Publishing
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Khayer Chowdhury
Jun 12, 2013 Khayer Chowdhury rated it really liked it
A very comical read considering some of the best satirists in Britain have written it. The book is also alarmingly revealing as it describes some of the inner workings of the government.
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Aug 13, 2010 Godzilla rated it really liked it
Shelves: humour, 2010, horror, politics
Another bargain bin pick up, which frankly has amused and horrified me in equal parts.

The book's a few years old now and doesn't reflect recent devlopments of course, but there are enough scary statistics in here to give a lot of people sleepless nights.

Ignorance might not be bliss, but it can save a lot of heartache sometimes.

One stark fact from the back cover: America has spent $19trillion on defence since WWII, which equates to $26million every single day since Jesus was born.

There are some e
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Aoife
Apr 02, 2013 Aoife marked it as dnf
Not sure if I give this another try. I love Rory Bremner and also the few snippets I saw of Bremner, Bird and Fortune but this book is now simply quite outdated. They certainly make lots of good points about Tony Blair but I have already heard every single one half a dozend times.
Lysergius
Mar 19, 2012 Lysergius rated it really liked it
Shelves: humour
Excellent political satire by the team that pioneered the Tony Blair imitations...
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