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By John O'Farrell

Following his highly renowned account of the former 2000 years, John O'Farrell now comes bang modern with a hilarious smooth historical past asking 'How the hell did we prove here?'

An totally Exasperated heritage of contemporary Britain informs, elucidates and laughs in any respect the weird occasions, ridiculous characters and silly judgements that experience formed Britain's tale considering 1945; leaving the Twenty-First Century reader feeling superbly arrogant for having the good thing about hindsight.

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