How to Sound Cultured


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    How to Sound Cultured

    Thomas W Hodgkinson; Hubert van den Bergh

    Icon 2015

    Hardback 398pp

    9781848319301   Product Code: 21427

    Covering the cultural figures you feel you ought to know about, but don't - Sappho, Talleyrand, JK Galbraith etc - this book concisely describes the achievements of 250 people whose names are frequently dropped in intellectual discourse. Arranged by attribute, under headings such as Hermits, Stinkers and Militant Atheists, this is an informative guide to the peaks and troughs (eg mistaking Rimbaud for Rambo) of clever conversation.

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