isbn: 9781474600545 was a library shelf find (free) even if the library staff at a near non usual library (my blog) where rather petulant to tell me where the dewy class was and then demanded money that they could not deposit and then got back for reasons of bureaucracy i have yet to fathom.
I think i know why people do not use libraries and buy books even when your in the know like i am you can figure that out on your own if your librarian and reading this – hello your doing nothing wrong and make it more time consuming for me.
Anyhow ‘Renton’ is an old boy and part of the old school tie network who details the rise of the school from Wellingtons remark to its more seedier side including Headmaster Udall who introduced buggery* to Eton and then made the practice widespread.
Sport (my blog) another one of the features of public schools is barely evolved and i think that most schools would prefer to kick paying pupils which involved a death from a member of the landed gentry’s family and so only then became civilised.
Illness also killed.
Spying (my blog) has caused the english civil service a few problems but there reliance on public schools for employees is means it is self serving group of people who are all unfit to ‘rule’. The question ‘where you educated’ probably has a nuance to it that means most of them think of you as uneducated scum.
It is amusing to note that Prince Charles (my bloh) was deemed too posh by his school i suppose being disliked but i guess there is the wrong rich and too rich the extremes are such even within the class.
Orwell (a lowly policeman before writing) and Connoly (his friend) get a mention for there modern thoughts on these old schools. Latter chapters follow up on the result and he meets an abuser although i (and the victim) would disagree on the status on the Stammers case (my blog) which is not about public schools.
As to the future well there is the view that too many foreigners in a school make it a poor experience. It appears to be a funny world.
There an interesting bunch of successful victims and spies which you can conisider either as successful or a disaster to the economy/nation.