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5th March at Simpson's in the Strand

Literary Lunches | March 2019


Simpson's-in-the-Strand, London

Drinks reception from 12pm, lunch at 1pm

David Gilmour on The British in India

The British in this book lived in India from shortly after the reign of Elizabeth I until well into the reign of Elizabeth II. Who were they? What drove these men and women to risk their lives on long voyages down the Atlantic and across the Indian Ocean or later via the Suez Canal? And when they got to India, what did they do and how did they live?

George Courtauld on Three Men on a Diet: A Very English Approach to Losing Weight

Three Men on a Diet is the very funny and brutally honest story of three mighty men with nothing to gain and so much to lose: a diet book with a difference.

Simon Jenkins on A Short History of Europe from Pericles to Putin

Europe has for two millennia been a remarkably successful continent. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins tells the story of its evolution from a battlefield of warring tribes to peace, wealth and freedom - a story that twists and turns from Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages, Reformation and French Revolution, to the two World Wars and the present day.

£69 for a three-course lunch including wine

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