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June 06

A History Of Secret Societies by Arkon Daraul
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May 29

Why Spain Matters by Jason Webster
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December 17, 2020

The Englishman's Handbook by Idries Shah
"Every time I think I have got a handle on this book it morphs into something else. Much more sophisticated and nuanced than a quick read would suggest. 6/05 2021....I thought I'd try and improve my review and picked (this) passage from the book which" Read more of this review »

December 16, 2020

The Englishman's Handbook by Idries Shah
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read in December, 2020
The Englishman’s Handbook is the final volume of Idries Shah’s best-selling trilogy portraying that strangest of tribes, The English. Loaded with hilarious tales, it reveals the hidden strategies and qualities that help the English deal with foreigne ...more
The Englishman's Handbook by Idries Shah
rated a book it was amazing The Englishman's Handbook by Idries Shah
read in December, 2020
The Englishman’s Handbook is the final volume of Idries Shah’s best-selling trilogy portraying that strangest of tribes, The English. Loaded with hilarious tales, it reveals the hidden strategies and qualities that help the English deal with foreigne ...more

November 23, 2020

The Englishman's Handbook by Idries Shah
"THE ENGLISHMAN’S HANDBOOK by Idries Shah
This is the last book in the trilogy started with Darkest England and followed by The Natives are restless.
Having just completed re-reading these 3 books in the order they were written, one can see they were ye" Read more of this review »
The Englishman's Handbook by Idries Shah
"The third book in Shah's trilogy on the English is in my opinion the best. Published in 2000, it still has great relevance. If you are familiar with current affairs, you will have no difficulty finding examples of delaying tactics, group think, muddl" Read more of this review »

October 29, 2020

The Natives are Restless by Idries Shah
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read in October, 2020
Idries Shah resumes his role as a friendly Afghan anthropologist in this rib-tickling sequel to his best-seller Darkest England. Loaded with delightful anecdotes, he shows how everyone, including the English themselves, misunderstand their island tri ...more

September 23, 2020

Walking the Great North Line by Robert Twigger
read in September, 2020
A surprising and invigorating book: funny, thoughtful, filled with earthy common sense & insight. It feels like you’re walking from Stonehenge to Lindisfarne with a buddy. But this is no airy-fairy pilgrimage. Twigger doesn’t hide his warts & reactio ...more

September 09, 2020

Darkest England by Idries Shah
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read in September, 2020
Originally wanderers and warriors, the English have certainly changed with the times. They’ve used their Asian tales and traditions and English noggins plus anything and everything to succeed as businessmen, writers, diplomats and thinkers. This quin ...more