Reviews

  • "A very engaging writer with a remarkably broad frame of reference"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "...compelling and often witty insight into the customs and mindsets of overlooked corners of Britain ... Maconie is an engaging and illuminating guide throughout"

    Independent
  • "As funny as Bryson and as wise as Orwell"

    Observer
  • "More serious than you might expect, copies should be available in every school"

    Guardian