Born to Be Riled

Born to Be Riled The Collected Writings of Jeremy Clarkson

Paperback (25 Jan 2007)

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Synopsis

Born to be Riled is a collection of hilarious vintage journalism from Jeremy Clarkson.

Jeremy Clarkson, it has to said, sometimes finds the world a maddening place. And nowhere more so than from behind the wheel of a car, where you can see any number of people acting like lunatics while in control (or not) of a ton of metal.

In this collection of classic columns, first published in 1999, Jeremy takes a look at the world through his windscreen, shakes his head at what he sees - and then puts the boot in.

Among other things, he explains:

* Why Surrey is worse than Wales
* How crossing your legs in America can lead to arrest
* The reason cable TV salesmen must be punched
* That divorce can be blamed on the birth of Jesus

Raving politicians, pointless celebrities, ridiculous 'personalities' and the Germans all get it in the neck, together with the stupid, the daft and the ludicrous, in a tour de force of comic writing guaranteed to have Jeremy's postman wheezing under sackfuls of letters from the easily offended.

Praise for Jeremy Clarkson:

'Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud' Daily Telegraph
'Outrageously funny . . . will have you in stitches' Time Out
'Very funny . . . I cracked up laughing on the tube' Evening Standard

Book information

ISBN: 9780141028996
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 828.91402
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 554
Weight: 440g
Height: 197mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 34mm