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Hachette : Octopus Publishing Group : Top Ten of Britain: 250 quintessentially British lists

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"A special collection of 250 unique lists that observe the idiosyncrasies of our islands and encompass everything British. Discover hundreds of essential, intriguing and bizarre facts about your country’s most iconic subjects, including:
The 10 most produced plays by Shakespeare
10 defunct British national holidays
The 10 longest seaside piers
The 10 lowest-scoring UK Eurovision entries
The 10 first performed Gilbert & Sullivan operas
The Top 10 singles of all time banned by the BBC
10 unusual British laws
plus 243 other fascinating lists in this at-a-glance guide to what makes Britain great."
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Brand / Publisher Hachette
Return Policy 15 Days
Book Type Reference Books
Edition 2015
ISBN 9780753723715
Author Prof : Russell Ash
Language English
Pages 304
Binding Hardback


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