Oct 13, 2011
One of the great satires of the 1930s, in which a Scotsman wanders through English society after the First World War, and marvels at the English and their ways. A G Macdonell was laughing at his own society too, since he was a journalist and a literary critic in the world he parodied. He is one of the great forgotten comic writers of the interwar years, and England, Their England was his masterpiece. If you enjoy reading about cricket, like to see modernism mocked, and take pleasure in the English gentleman revealed in all his stuffed shirt glory, this book is for you.