Thistle Versus Rose : 700 Years of Love, Hatred and Indifference, Paperback / softback Book

Thistle Versus Rose : 700 Years of Love, Hatred and Indifference Paperback / softback


'Ask a Scotsman for directions and he'll tell you which way to go.

Ask an Englishman and he'll try to sell you a map.' Anon'Oats.

A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. 'Samuel JohnsonIt's 700 years since the Scots and English went head-to-head at the Battle of Bannockburn... and we've been winding each other up ever since. Has there ever been a better time to celebrate seven centuries of love, hatred and indifference?Susan Morrison and Albert Jack offer the view from each side of the border in this hilarious miscellany of Anglo-Scots rivalry, featuring quotes, stories and trivia from Stephen Fry, Bill Bryson, Jimmy Carr, Robert Burns, Billy Connolly, Frankie Boyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Samuel Johnson and many, many others.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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  • Category: Humour collections & anthologies
  • ISBN: 9781473605015



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