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Author Fountain, Tim.

Title Rude Britannia : one man's journey around the highways and bi-ways of British sex / Tim Fountain.

Published London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.70941 FOUN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 245 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: Curtain up on depravity -- 1. I blame the Brontes -- 2. Talking to myself again -- 3. Oh I do like to be beside the seaside -- 4. Break for the border -- 5. A cheese and tomato sandwich in the jacuzzi -- 6. You can't keep a good man down -- 7. Who put the Manc in Manchester? -- 8. Heaven or Hull? -- 9. At it like rabbits -- 10. Upstairs Downstairs -- 11. Splashing around King's Cross -- 12. I'm a laydee -- 13. Is that your mummy? -- 14. Desperado -- 15. That's Amora -- 16. What's it all about, Alfie?
Summary "Tim Fountain have slept with over 5,000 people, but was his sex life really so different from that of the rest of Britain? Or is he just rather more vocal about what he gets up to?" "To find out, Tim has travelled up and down the country, from the site of his first 14-year-old fumble to the place where his heart was last broken, and all the sexual landmarks in between. Peeping between net curtains and nosing about behind bike sheds, he has learned that despite what our Victorian forefathers might have wanted to believe, the British are most definitely doing it, and, moreover, they are doing it in eccentric, inventive and above all, thoroughly British ways." "Visiting doll fetishists and animal fanciers, dogging devotees and spanking enthusiasts, swingers' hotels and glory holes, Tim investigates our current and historical attitudes to sex and explores the more private lives of Britons in an attempt to discover what really goes on beneath our stiff upper lips."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Sex -- Great Britain.
Sex -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9780297852629 (paperback)
0297852620 (paperback)