What Just Happened?!: Dispatches from Turbulent Times (The Sunday Times Bestseller)
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I sort of forced myself to read this present of a book as it’s outside my idea of relaxing reading - reading a summary of newspaper columns written over the last 5-6 years. Despite a few caveats, I'd definitely recommend Marina Hyde's writing for those who feel they've been living in a sort of dystopian parallel universe for the last number of years and wish to both laugh and feel less alone in that observation. I've read Marina Hyde and her columns in The Guardian for its ridiculous skewering of what happens to be going on at the moment:an election, the runup to the Brexit referendum and its aftermath, British political shenanigans, you name it.
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It is a shame that this book wasn't cut down slightly because in a shorter, lightened format, I would have enjoyed it much more. I've been reading Marina Hyde for a long time (at least as long as the years covered in this book) and was excited to finally get her book.What she has to say is mainly personal, directed at the liars, sex maniacs, thieves, underachievers, hypocrites, chancers and frauds she finds populating British politics.
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Next, she slices Johnson down the middle and has him “play Henry V to his own Falstaff”, a patriotic leader who is a seedy libertine under the skin.Ithu will be an essential reference for me to capture what it felt like and what I was thinking during the time from post 2016 to post pandemic. We are thrilled to be venturing back into the city centre for an event with Marina Hyde to celebrate the publication of her new book, What Just Happened? My favourite piece is 'All women know they are prey - and that no one with any authority seems to care'.
What Just Happened?! : Dispatches from Turbulent Times (The
FORMAT Hardcover CONDITION Brand New Publisher Description 'The most brilliantly funny columnist of our time. Nothing in this sunshine yellow hardback covered book though, of Peaches Geldof who provided such comedy for the nation, as the object of Hyde’s lampoons. The recipient of multiple awards, including the 2020 Edgar Wallace Award for writing of the highest quality, she has been named Political Commentator of the Year for the past two years by the Society of Editors, and Commentator of the Year at the Press Awards for the past three years running.Biography: Marina Hyde has worked at the Guardian since 2000, where her weekly columns have won her a reputation as one of the most admired journalists in the UK.