Designed to help in any awkward situation, this book provides a number of tips and hints for witty repartee down the pub, including why it's better to have an older mistress and the 85 ways to tie a tie. All this is explained in a systematic and intelligent way, with facts, figures, diagrams and tables.
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Thomas Fink holds a theoretical physics professorship at the Curie Institute in Paris, and contributes numerous papers to such scientific magazines as Nature. He was previously a don at Cambridge.Review:
a fascinating guide to being a man in the 21st century... it will make a wonderful present or simply a great guide to the confusions of modern life. GQ ONLINE This simple cover, drawing on a more sophisticated and classic look, marks it as a lifestyle guide for the mature metrosexual. From details about spirits, to a comprehensive summary of the life of James Bond, this collection is sure to appeal to men of all tastes. THE BOOKSELLER - Men's Lifestyle, top title Under the headline VIRILE AND PROUD OF IT, the reviewer says her "own in-house uber masculine metrosexual... amid alarming belly laughter... is literally convulsing with admiration... (Thomas Fink) is displeased by this marginalisation of masculinity. He wants gentlemen everywhere to stand up and take note. Ladies should be aware that it makes for an illuminating afternoon when they do." -- NEW STATESMAN, "Bloke facts, rules and tips... stacks of handy, ZOO-Style info: how to start a fire with a Coke can, make cocktails, build a treehouse." Three stars ZOO MAGAZINE "A big celebration of the human male form, spelling out all the stereotypes that make us so unique. A must, if urinal etiquette confuses you." Three stars NUTS MAGAZINE Every now and then a book comes along that makes you ask yourself: why didn't I think of that...it deserves to sell in truckloads, and it probably will. LITERARY REVIEW
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Book Description WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0297851632