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Heroic Failure
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Fintan O'Toole
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-22 - Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

'A wildly entertaining but uncomfortable read ... Pitilessly brilliant' JONATHAN COE. 'There will not be much political writing in this or any other year that is carried off with such style' The Times. A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR. 'A quite brilliant dissection of the cultural roots of the Brexit
Heroic Failure and the British
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Stephanie L. Barczewski
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Aan de hand van heroïsche mislukkingen zoals de Charge van de Lichte Brigade en Captain Scott wordt licht geworpen op het Brits zijn.
Heroic Failure and the British
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Stephanie Barczewski
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-22 - Publisher: Yale University Press

From the Charge of the Light Brigade to Scott of the Antarctic and beyond, it seems as if glorious disaster and valiant defeat have been essential aspects of the British national character for the past two centuries. In this fascinating book, historian Stephanie Barczewski argues that Britain’s embrace of heroic
Transatlantic Triumph and Heroic Failure
Language: en
Pages: 225
Authors: Tim Collins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Collins Press

This account of heroic failure has all the ingredients of a great adventure tale. The Atlantic Steam Navigation Company, the Galway Line, had a colorful history as one of the most unfortunate shipping lines ever registered. Launched in 1858, it suffe
The Ultimate Book of Heroic Failures
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Stephen Pile
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-20 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

The Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year. Anyone can be a success, but it takes real and original genius to foul up big time. These are the all-time greats, Gods in the field of failure, surreal artists, who spurn mere drab success ('I'm a winner, Lord Sugar') to explore