Things Ain't What They Used to be

Things Ain't What They Used to be

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As DCI Gene Hunt, Philip Glenister has travelled back in time to 1974 and 1981 - and become a national treasure in the process. Now, in his hilarious and fascinating book, Things Ain't What They Used to Be, he takes the reader on a hilarious, personal journey through the 70s and 80s and compares them with how we live today. Was it really all so much better then? Or should we throw away our rose-tinted spectacles? Along the way Philip ponders many vital questions, such as: which decade had the best cars? Which had the worst haircuts? And exactly how heavy were the original 'mobile' phones? Already one of our best-loved stars, in THINGS AIN'T WHAT THEY USED TO BE Philip Glenister also reveals himself to be a witty, warm and perceptive observer of life. If you're going on a nostalgia trip, you couldn't ask for better company.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 126 x 138 x 12mm | 99.79g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Hachette Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 1405505567
  • 9781405505567
  • 641,351

About Philip Glenister

Philip Glenister was born in Harrow, north west London in 1963. He has appeared in many hugely successful TV series including LIFE ON MARS; ASHES TO ASHES; CLOCKING OFF; and CRANFORD. Visit for further details.
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Hang on to your Sodastream, your Finger of Fudge and your camel coats, this ride on the Nostalgia Express is so funny even Gene Hunt might crack a smile Daily Record
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74 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 31% (23)
4 35% (26)
3 19% (14)
2 14% (10)
1 1% (1)
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