eBook [50 Reasons to Hate the French women and gender studies] author Jules Eden

review 50 Reasons to Hate the French

Sitting in the middle of a triangle of serious comment wry cultural miscellanea and cheery abuse this vo. This must be the first and only book I haven t managed to finish it was so bad I was expecting some humour and the occasional jab but what was presented in this book was just ridiculous Apart from the many mistakes no editing done it was just not an enjoyable read But what really convinced me to stop reading was first the claim that WWII was France s fault and then the insinuation that Louis XIII turned into a flamboyant gay because his mother gave him medicine in the form of suppositories That s not humour that s just bad writing

Summary Ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Jules Eden

50 Reasons to Hate the French

Lume provides 50 painstakingly researched witty reasons to hate the French From an examination at arms l. As an American I may not be the target audience for this book The long standing rivalry between the French and English seems to serve as a necessary backdrop for this bookMostly the book is a catalog of facts about France and the French presented in an unflattering light It isn t particularly witty or clever in the process the way Mark Twain or Dave Barry can be uite clever while being uite insulting Because I do not have the average Englishman s dislike for the French the result just isn t amusing at allIf you already hate the French and are looking for a reason laugh at them some this book may be good for you If like me you are looking for something funny to read that happens to make fun of the French along the way this isn t what you seekNote I received a copy of this book through a giveaway at LibraryThing

Jules Eden ´ 5 Read

Ength of their personal hygiene and most pungent cheeses to close up portraits like De Gaulle and Napole. I received a copy of this book via the LibraryThing Early Reviewers Program in exchange for a review I have not been able to finish the book getting half way through and giving it a final rest I am likely will not pick it up againAlthough it might hold entertainment value for European readers this is not the type of book that I would gravitate towards I was hoping that it might contain some funny parts to which I could relate but alas most of the well researched information was of no particular interest to me It could benefit any reader who wishes to learn about the French culture and it s history


10 thoughts on “50 Reasons to Hate the French

  1. says:

    Maybe it's because I'm French but I found that most of his reasons do not apply to the whole population If you want to use those reasons just

  2. says:

    This must be the first and only book I haven't managed to finish it was so bad I was expecting some humour and the occasional jab but what was presented in this book was just ridiculous Apart from the many mistakes no editing done? it was just not an enjoyable read But what really convinced me to stop reading was first the claim

  3. says:

    Some excellent historical information Mean Spirited

  4. says:

    I registered a book at BookCrossingcom received the e book edition through the Early Reviewer giveaway at LibraryThing some 11 months ago but only got around to reading it while in hospital last month so this review is somewhat lateAn interes

  5. says:

    As an American I may not be the target audience for this book The long standing rivalry between the French and English seems to ser

  6. says:

    First let me say read this book with a grain of salt; if you are offended easily you may as well stay away from it altogether That being said it is humorous and even informative in some sections Second some of the reasons listed in the work may resonate with a British audience Also although most of the events or people discussed are familiar there may be one or two you will have to google especially if you are from a younger generation Ove

  7. says:

    I received a copy of this book via the LibraryThing Early Reviewers Program in exchange for a review I have not been able to finish the book getting half way through and giving it a final rest I am likely will not pick it up againAlthough it might hold entertainment value for European readers this is not the type of book that I would gravitate towards I was hoping that it might contain some funny parts to whic

  8. says:

    Read this thinking it would be a light no brainer holiday read and was pleasantly surprised I found the layout of the book with it short chapters on individual events made for an easy read but the subjects covered were very varied and interesting Not having done French history I don't suppose many brits do I found some of the topics covered fascinating and it was good to have the background to some of the events explained The s

  9. says:

    I wanted to love this book because I do hate the French it was entertaining satirical and had interesting and informative historical observations but had weird cooped format that made it difficult to really enjoy

  10. says:

    I can't give it five stars because well it's still a book about the French I learned a lot about French politics and history while laughing my head off