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  • Published: 15 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9781784755577
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $19.99

Merde in Europe

A Brit goes undercover in Brussels




One Brit in Brussels. Two French Women. And a whole lot of merde.
The hilarious novel from Stephen Clarke, bestselling author of A Year in the Merde and A Thousand Years of Annoying the French.

THE POST-BREXIT EDITION - brand new chapters with extra EU chaos for Englishman Paul West.

An Englishman, Paul West, goes to Brussels to work for a French MEP. There he gets an insider's view of what really goes on in the massive madhouse that is the EU Parliament. With the referendum on the horizon, things are even more hysterical than usual.

When the Brexit result comes in, Paul has to make a decision. If he wants to work in Europe, should he apply for a French passport?

But can an Englishman really become French?
Can he sing the bloodthirsty 'Marseillaise'?
Can he even pronounce the word 'Marseillaise'?

And as Paul contemplates his own personal Brexit, the whole of Brussels seems to be going into meltdown …

  • Published: 15 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9781784755577
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Stephen Clarke

Dr Stephen Clarke is a history graduate of the University of Otago and the University of New South Wales. His long-time interest has been the social and cultural impact of war on New Zealand society with expertise in the observance of Anzac Day. After two years as Historian with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Dr Clarke joined the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association in 2001 to work on national projects and later public relations. As Chief Executive he led the strategic transformation and rebrand of the RSA between 2008 and 2013. This was followed by a year at the Royal British Legion in London, where as the first Head of Remembrance he oversaw the start of the First World War Centenary programme. He is an independent historian and founding director of Making History Ltd.

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Praise for Merde in Europe

Stephen Clarke brings some much-needed humour to Britain's EU referendum debate in this entertaining novel. Clarke considers both sides of the argument and makes the debate much more accessible.

France Magazine

The inside story of what life is really like behind the scenes at the European Union

Express

Humorous tale .

FRANCE Magazine

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