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The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia - Michael Booth
The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia
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Journalist Michael Booth has lived among the Scandinavians for more than ten years, and he has grown increasingly frustrated with the rose-tinted view of this part of the world offered up by the Western media. In this timely book he leaves his adopted home of Denmark and embarks on a journey... show more
Journalist Michael Booth has lived among the Scandinavians for more than ten years, and he has grown increasingly frustrated with the rose-tinted view of this part of the world offered up by the Western media. In this timely book he leaves his adopted home of Denmark and embarks on a journey through all five of the Nordic countries to discover who these curious tribes are,
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781250061966 (1250061962)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 388
Edition language: English
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teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
1.0 British man lives in a country different from where he was raised; shares trivia about the region.
Not sure what drew me to this book but it sounded like it could explain why some people think these particular countries are heaven on earth or at least the closest thing to it. Instead, I found a British guy (also a journalist) who had some stories to tell, had some quirks he wanted to talk about a...
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3.0 The Almost Nearly Perfect People by Michael Booth
Several revellers have climbed on to the tables and are dancing gingerly, but with enthusiasm, arms in the air, silly hats akimbo, their shirts still tucked firmly into their shorts. It is time for me to crawl off to a darkened room.This is Sweden.This is so not Sweden. Let's be honest, this isn't g...
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