The Good, the Mad and the Ugly ... Not to Mention Jeremy Clarkson

The Good, the Mad and the Ugly ... Not to Mention Jeremy Clarkson
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The Good, the Mad and the Ugly ... Not to Mention Jeremy Clarkson takes a light-hearted look at what the author considers to have been the golden age of motoring journalism, during the last two decades of the 20th century. As a writer for Motor magazine, founding editor of Fast Lane magazine, and a freelance journalist with a weekly column in The Daily Telegraph, Peter Dron has many tales to tell. In these pages we meet industry moguls, unusual motoring journalists and various other passers-by. The reasons why it has all gone wrong, both for the motor industry and motoring journalism, are examined with candor. Although this book is essentially about cars and car people, the author ambitiously hopes that it may amuse, irritate or even inform people who are not interested in cars at all. If the readers are not amused, irritated or informed, the author does not mind in the least, provided they have bought the book with their own money rather than stolen it or acquired it by other means, fair or foul.

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Peter Dron wrote for The Daily Telegraph as a columnist and contributor for 15 years. Before that, he was the launch editor of the British monthly magazine Fast Lane, which had a circulation of over 50,000. Before that, he was a road tester for Motor, then Britain’s biggest-selling weekly motoring magazine, eventually rising to be the magazine's features editor. He has also contributed to numerous other publications in Britain, the US, France, Germany, Australia, and South Africa. In the 1980s he tested approximately 100 cars per year.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 256 Pages
ISBN: 9781787111844
Illustrations: 30 color photos
Size: 5.83 in x 8.27 in / 148.08 mm x 210.06 mm
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