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Germania: A Personal History of Germans Ancient and Modern Book
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'It made me laugh so hard that I woke up my wife and had to give up reading the book in bed. If Bill Bryson had collaborated with W. G. Sebald to write a book about Germany they might have wound up with something like this' "Sunday Times Germania" is a very personal guide to the Germany that Simon Winder loves. Equally passionate about the region's history folklore cuisine architecture and landscape Winder describes Germany's past afresh - and in doing so sees a country much like our own: Protestant aggressive and committed to eating some very strange food. This accessible enthusiastic and startlingly vivid account is a brilliant introduction to the hidden wonders of Germany. "A splendid offering." (Financial Times). "His excitement is beguiling and infectious ...There are many pleasures to be savoured in Germania gems that make Winder's clever rambunctious work a book to treasure". (Literary Review). "Beautifully written and insightful". ("Irish Times").
This trot through German culture and history is an engrossing, informative and hilarious read' Sunday Times 'It made me laugh so hard that I woke up my wife and had to give up reading the book in bed. If Bill Bryson had collaborated with W. G.
- Simon Winder
- 4 February 2011
- Paperback (Book)
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