Shock horror! A little book of the art of Britain's favourite pastime, grumbling, and its expression of the English language and complaining culture. Authors of these letters were surprised, niggled, indignant acrimonious, belligerent and yes, outraged. This new collection boasts the best and most amusing letters of British grouses and shows us why it is so much fun for us to complain just about everything!
Nigel Cawthorne read physics at University College, London, but soon switched to a life of writing, specialising in quirky facts and crime. He lives a stone's throw from his favourite haunt, the British Library and has written for the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, and appeared on ITN News, Channel 4 News, Sky News, TV-am and Radio 4's Today Programme.