Great British Wit: The Greatest Assembly of British Wit and Humour Ever

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Arranged thematically from Class and Character, Sex and Snobbery, to the Foreigner’s Eye View here is the definitive collection of the British nation’s funniest quotations. Among the many great and good who dazzle us with their wit are Martin Amis, Jane Austen, Billy Connolly, Quentin Crisp, Roald Dahl, John Lennon, Queen Victoria, and Oscar Wilde.

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Rosemarie Jarski has spent half a lifetime collecting quotes and possesses an astounding breadth of knowledge when it comes to compiling quotations, as her numerous bestselling books testify. She is also a successful screenwriter and spends time working in the UK and USA.

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A hilarious caper through the annals of British humor, from Chaucer to Cleese.

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