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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
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Up North
Charles Jennings

Classification : Travel & Adventure
Pub Date : Dec 07, 1995
Imprint : Abacus
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349106854
Price : 575

About the book
The North.
Where does it begin? Where does it end? And is it all whippets, black pudding and queer folk going rounds saying ''There's nowt so queer as folk''?
Fresh from the PJ O'Rourke School of Diplomatic Journalism, southern jessie Charles Jennings finds himself in need of Answers. With something approaching trepidation, Jennings packs his big girl's blouse in a suitcase full of prejudice and ventures fearfully into the great melting-pot that is the North of England - undergoing in the process a series of life changing experiences such as being mistaken for an exhibit at the Wigan Pier: Where History Comes Alive! Museum and voluntarily attending a concert featuring Roy Walker.

Scandalous, astonishingly rude, scabrously funny, Up North presents the quintissential northern experience
husbands that cheat my husband cheated my boyfriend cheated on me with a guy

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What on earth does he think a rown like Blackpool should smell like?>
Blissfully funny
The funniest, wickedest dissection of the North I have ever come across
Very funny indeed...in the way that Bill Bryson was funny in the Lost Continent
     
Charles Jennings
Charles Jennings was born in London and was educated there and at Oxford University. He is married with two children, and lives in London where he works as a writer.
Books by Charles Jennings
Greenwich (PB)
The Fast Set (HB)
The Fast Set (PB)