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Two Histories of England by Various
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Jan 04, 09

bookshelves: history, humor, non-fiction
Recommended for: People who can't get enough Austen/Dickens/British history
Read in January, 2009

You know how, when you're reading Jane Austen, you just have to embrace that she's having a go at everyone, including you? This is a perfect illustration of that, because: a) My grasp of British history (while quite strong) isn't English. And b) It was written mostly for her family when she was a teenager. Charles Dickens' bit was heavy with sarcasm too. Great Britain used it as a text book for a long time. Ah, how the English love their irony.
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