A new edition of the classic work on British quirks, from the late Hungarian journalist. Includes "How To Be An Alien, How To Be Inimitable" and "How To Be Decadent". With cartoons by Nicolas Bentley.
George Mikes (pronounced 'me-cash'), was born in Hungary 1912. In 1938 he moved to London to become the correspondent for a Hungarian newspaper, and then he never left. A keen observer of the behaviour and misbehaviour of foreigners and natives in Britain, he is frequently cited by later authors including Kate Fox and Jeremy Paxman. He died in London in 1987.