50 Reasons to Hate the French ( Download ) author Jules Eden

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Ength of their personal hygiene and most pungent cheeses to close up portraits like De Gaulle and Napole. Read this thinking it would be a light no brainer holiday read and was pleasantly surprised I found the layout of the book with it short chapters on individual events made for an easy read but the subjects covered were very varied and interesting Not having done French history I don t suppose many brits do I found some of the topics covered fascinating and it was good to have the background to some of the events explained The smaller epilogue type pieces at the end of the chapters were very good as well

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50 Reasons to Hate the French

Lume provides 50 painstakingly researched witty reasons to hate the French From an examination at arms l. As an American I may not be the target audience for this book The long standing rivalry between the French and English seems to serve as a necessary backdrop for this bookMostly the book is a catalog of facts about France and the French presented in an unflattering light It isn t particularly witty or clever in the process the way Mark Twain or Dave Barry can be uite clever while being uite insulting Because I do not have the average Englishman s dislike for the French the result just isn t amusing at allIf you already hate the French and are looking for a reason laugh at them some this book may be good for you If like me you are looking for something funny to read that happens to make fun of the French along the way this isn t what you seekNote I received a copy of this book through a giveaway at LibraryThing

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Sitting in the middle of a triangle of serious comment wry cultural miscellanea and cheery abuse this vo. This must be the first and only book I haven t managed to finish it was so bad I was expecting some humour and the occasional jab but what was presented in this book was just ridiculous Apart from the many mistakes no editing done it was just not an enjoyable read But what really convinced me to stop reading was first the claim that WWII was France s fault and then the insinuation that Louis XIII turned into a flamboyant gay because his mother gave him medicine in the form of suppositories That s not humour that s just bad writing


10 thoughts on “50 Reasons to Hate the French

  1. says:

    Maybe it's because I'm French but I found that most of his reasons do not apply to the whole population If you want to use those reasons just call it 50 reasons to hate Paris or something We are not all like the people in Paris And some of his reasons are downright stupid Hate the French because of Serge Gainsbourg ? Seri

  2. says:

    This must be the first and only book I haven't managed to finish it was so bad I was expecting some humour and the occasional jab but what was presented in this book was just ridiculous Apart from the many mistakes no editing done? it was just not an enjoyable read But what really convinced me to stop reading was first the claim that WWII was France's fault and then the insinuation that Louis XIII turned into a flamboyant gay because his

  3. says:

    Some excellent historical information Mean Spirited

  4. says:

    I registered a book at BookCrossingcom received the e book edition through the Early Reviewer giveaway at LibraryT

  5. says:

    As an American I may not be the target audience for this book The long standing rivalry between the French and English seems to serve as a necessary backdrop for this bookMostly the book is a catalog of facts about

  6. says:

    First let me say read this book with a grain of salt; if you are offended easily you may as well stay away from it altogether That be

  7. says:

    I received a copy of this book via the LibraryThing Early Reviewers Program in exchange for a review I have not been able to finish the book getting half way through and giving it a final rest I am likely will not

  8. says:

    Read this thinking it would be a light no brainer holiday read and was pleasantly surprised I found the layout of the book with it short chapters on individual events made for an easy read but the subjects covered were very varied and interesting Not having done French history I don't suppose many brits do I found some of the topics covered fascinating and it was good to have the background to some of the events expla

  9. says:

    I wanted to love this book because I do hate the French it was entertaining satirical and had interesting and informative historical observations but had weird cooped format that made it difficult to really enjoy

  10. says:

    I can't give it five stars because well it's still a book about the French I learned a lot about French politics and history while laughing my head off

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