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John Cleese - So, Anyway... - 9781847946966 - KSS0007679
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So, Anyway...

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Description for So, Anyway... Hardcover. Tells the story of how a shy youth from Weston-super-Mare went on to become a self-confessed legend. This title is punctuated from time to time with the author's thoughts on topics as diverse as the nature of comedy, the relative merits of cricket and waterskiing, and the importance of knowing the dates of all the kings and queens of England. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: APB; APF; APT; ASZB; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 160 x 38. Weight in Grams: 748. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in good dustwrapper
Candid and brilliantly funny, this is the story of how a tall, shy youth from Weston-super-Mare went on to become a self-confessed legend. En route, John Cleese describes his nerve-racking first public appearance, at St Peter’s Preparatory School at the age of eight and five-sixths; his endlessly peripatetic home life with parents who seemed incapable of staying in any house for longer than six months; his first experiences in the world of work as a teacher who knew nothing about the subjects he was expected to teach; his hamster-owning days at Cambridge; and his first encounter with the man who ... Read more

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Random House Books
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London, United Kingdom
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About John Cleese
John Marwood Cleese was born in Weston-super-Mare in 1939 and educated at Clifton College and at Cambridge. He achieved his first big success in the West End and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. He went on to co-found the legendary Monty Python comedy troupe, writing and performing in the TV series and in films that include ... Read more

Reviews for So, Anyway...
"Vivid, ridiculously entertaining, and, at times, explosively funny... Cleese is a master of crisp comic prose: his elegant syntax and sudden absurdities would have PG Wodehouse raising a martini glass. So, Anyway... glows with fairness, kindness, gentleness and loyalty."
Nicholas Barber
Sunday Express
"Told with considerable charm and a refreshing amount of candour, the story is one ... Read more

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