The Optimist's - Pessimist's Handbook

by Niall Edworthy, Petra Cramsie

The Real World

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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!

The Optimist's - Pessimist's Handbook Synopsis

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.

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ISBN: 9780385614115
Publication date: 06/11/2008
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780385614115
Publication date: 6th November 2008
Author: Niall Edworthy, Petra Cramsie
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: The Real World,

About Niall Edworthy, Petra Cramsie

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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