[PDF] ✩ The Angry Island: Hunting the English By A.A. Gill – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Think of England and anger hardly springs to mind as its primary national characteristic Yet in The Angry Island A A Gill argues that in fact it is plain old fury that is the wellspring for England's Think of England and Island: Hunting PDF ✓ anger hardly springs to mind as its primary national characteristic Yet in The Angry Island A A Gill argues The Angry eBook Û that in fact it is plain old fury that is the wellspring for England's accomplishments The default setting of England is anger The English Angry Island: Hunting MOBI í are naturally congenitally collectively and singularly livid much of the time They're incensed incandescent splenetic prickly touchy and fractious They can be mildly annoyed really annoyed and most scarily not remotely annoyed They sit apart on their half of a damply disappointing little island nursing and picking at their irritations The English itch inside their own skins They feel foreign in their own country and run naked through their own headsPerhaps aware that they're living on top of a keg of fulminating fury the English have throughout their history come up with hundreds of ingenious and bizarre ways to diffuse anger or transform it into something benign Good manners and ueues cul de sacs and garden sheds and almost every game ever invented from tennis to bridge They've built things discovered stuff made puddings written hymns and novels and for people who don't like to talk much they have come up with the most minutely nuanced and replete language ever spoken just so there'll be no misunderstandingsThe Angry Island by turns attacks and praises the English bringing up numerous points of debate for Anglophiles and anyone who wonders about the origins of national identity This book hunts down the causes and the results of being the Angry Island.
- 227 pages
- The Angry Island: Hunting the English
- A.A. Gill
- 24 May 2015 A.A. Gill