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Brewer's Rogues, Villains and Eccentrics

Brewer's Rogues, Villains and Eccentrics
The paperback cover
Author William Donaldson
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Language English
Subject Reference/Humour
Publisher Phoenix
Publication date 26 September 2002
Media type Hardback
Pages 686
ISBN 0-7538-1791-8

Brewer's Rogues, Villains and Eccentrics is a reference book first published by Brewer's in 2002 and edited and compiled by William Donaldson.

The book is an esoteric look at some of the wild characters emanating from the United Kingdom and has been described as "a work of maniacal genius".[1] It featured entries on eccentrics and rogues famous, infamous and little-known, including Beauchamp Bagenal, Lord Berners, John Aspinall and John Wilkes. Some entries, such as that on George Best, reflect a certain cynicism about media-created rogues.


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