This is E. M. Delafield's 1938 book, "The British Character". Within this fantastic volume Delafield explores what it means to be English, and describes the various qualities and characteristics of English people. An interesting and enjoyable read, "The British Character" will appeal to anyone with an interest in English culture, and would make for a lovely addition to any collection. Edmée Elizabeth Monica Dashwood, née de la Pasture (1890-1943) was a English author, most famous for writing "Provincial Lady" (1930). Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.