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The Optimist's - Pessimist's Handbook by Niall Edworthy, Petra Cramsie
  

The Optimist's - Pessimist's Handbook

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Well this could produce some interesting arguments amongst friends, family or colleagues. Wherever you are there will always be those who think the glass is half full and those declare it half empty and this book argues for both sides. Very funny as well as fascinating this could probably start a few juicy discussions….you have been warned!

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The Optimist's - Pessimist's Handbook by Niall Edworthy, Petra Cramsie

Are optimists just reckless dreamers? Are pessimists miserable doom-mongers or just erring on the side of caution? Is the glass half empty or half full?

Brilliantly compiled and beautifully written, this is a rich anthology of evidence from both sides of any argument. Covering everything from Africa to Beauty, Happiness to Patriotism to Walking, it is sop to any disposition; the perfect tool for squabbling families, a counterbalance for arguing couples and a mine of detail for the quarrelsome.

About the Author

Writing under a variety of nom de plumes, Niall Edworthy has written over a dozen books covering a wide range of subjects from military history, biography and outdoor survival to general humour and sport.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th November 2008

Author

Niall Edworthy, Petra Cramsie

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Publisher

Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Hardback

Categories

The Real World


ISBN

9780385614115

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