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George Mikes Introduces Switzerland

Raffael Ganz

George Mikes Introduces Switzerland

by Raffael Ganz

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Published by Transatlantic Arts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Switzerland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10197433M
    ISBN 100233967575
    ISBN 109780233967578

      Japan and Brazil through a Traveller’s Eye by George Mikes About the Writer: George Mikes ( – ) was a Hungarian-born British artist, author, publisher, illustrator and journalist. He studied Law and received his doctorate at Budapest University. He is best known for his humorous commentaries on various countries. George Mikes died on August 30th George Mikes did not realize that he had a talent as a humorist until he wrote his first book, We were there to Escape, in which he reported about life in a prisoner-of-war camp. A review of the book written in The Times Literary Supplement was to be tremendously important to Mikes.

    Postcard Washington, PA, 6th Ward School and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I first encountered George Mikes back in , when I read his delightful Switzerland for Beginners, and I knew immediately I wanted to read more. Mikes, Hungarian by birth but English by choice, had a successful career writing humourous guides to various countries, observing the ways of the English, French, Germans, etc for the edification of befuddled outsiders.

    “George Mikes introduces Switzerland” – doncs això sobre els suïssos Unes molt bones guies turístiques per anar coneixent tots aquests països, amb l’avantatge de que com parla del caràcter dels natius, dels costums ancestrals i dels tòpicazos de cada regió, doncs no passa de moda. George Mikes didn’t realise that he had a talent as a humorist until he wrote his first book, We Were There to Escape, in which he reported about life in a prisoner-of-war camp. A review in the Times Literary Supplement was to become tremendously important to Mikes. The review praised his humour, saying ‘it has a light touch that.


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This book will help you to be more like the English. As George Mikes says: ‘If you are like the English, they think you are funny. If you are not like them, they think you are even funnier.’ George Mikes was born in Hungary in He studied law at Budapest University, and then began to.

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Mikes, G: How to be an Alien in Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Japan. INTRODUCES (ANDRE DEUTSCH) Series Note: A series of books of stylish and learned essays on countries of the world.

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