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"Funny, poignant… His prose feels like an ideal form of conversation." — –The Washington Post
"Charming … His compilation of crotchets can be both compelling and cockamamie." — The Wall Street Journal
"Heartbreaking, a delight, a lovely, comfy book." — –The Times (London)
"You'd have to be not just very smart but witty, humorous and inventive to have had the career he has, but still more to encapsulate so much of it, playfully yet seriously, in this book." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Stephen Fry is an award-winning comedian, actor, presenter and director. He rose to fame alongside Hugh Laurie in A Bit of Fry and Laurie (which he co-wrote with Laurie) and Jeeves and Wooster, and was unforgettable as Captain Melchett in Blackadder. He also presented Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, his groundbreaking documentary on bipolar disorder, to huge critical acclaim. His legions of fans tune in to watch him host the popular quiz show QI each week.
For any Stephen Fry fan, this book is a must! It's a humorous, clever and altogether great book. It really sounds like Fry is speaking when you read it and it gives a great insight... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Anne
Brilliant man, brilliant writing, utterly fascinating, delightful and charming. For Stephen Fry, language is a source of sheer pleasure, and he uses it so beautifully. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rod Ivan Nelson