Focus on Barton and Beckham

One green, one pleasant Englishman

April 21, 2013
By Alexander Netherton
In his moments spent not shooting bonobos or being deliberately and gratuitously obnoxious, renowned restaurant critic AA Gill finds the room to construct some particularly memorable thoughts expressed through incisive prose. Take the English, for example. In Gill's book The Angry Isle, he described the people he shared his home with as such: "The thing that seems impermeably English is, in fact anger... A simmering, unfocused lurking anger is the collective cross England bears with ill grace... ...

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