The Fry Chronicles Book

The Fry Chronicles Spanning 1979-1987, this title charts the author's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday. Full descriptionRead More

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    Spanning 1979-1987 "The Fry Chronicles" charts Stephen Fry's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday. "Heartbreaking a delight a lovely comfy book". ("The Times"). "Perfect prose and excruciating honesty. A grand reminiscence of college and theatre and comedyland in the 1980s with tone-perfect anecdotes and genuine readerly excitement. What Fry does essentially is tell us who he really is. Above all else a thoughtful book. And namedroppy too and funny and marbled with melancholy". ("Observer"). "Arguably the greatest living Englishman". ("Independent on Sunday"). "Extremely enjoyable". ("Sunday Times"). "Fry's linguistic facility remains one of the Wildean wonders of the new media age. The patron saint of British intelligence". ("Daily Telegraph"). Welcome to Stephen Fry's "The Fry Chronicles" one of the boldest bravest most revealing and heartfelt accounts of a man's formative years that you will ever have the exquisite pleasure of reading. Stephen Fry's film stage radio and television credits are so numerous and wide-ranging that there is not space here to do them justice.It is enough to say that he has written produced directed acted in or presented productions as varied as "Wilde" the TV series "Blackadder" and "Jeeves and Wooster" the sketch show "A Bit of Fry & Laurie" the panel game "QI" the radio series "Fry's English Delight" and documentaries on subjects as varied as manic depression disappearing animals and the United States of America. He's also the bestselling author of four novels - "The Stars' Tennis Balls" "Making History" "The Hippopotamus" and "The Liar" - as well as a volume of autobiography "Moab is My Washpot" and sundry works of non-fiction.

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    Spanning 1979-1987 The Fry Chronicles charts Stephen's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday. Heartbreaking a delight a lovely comfy book. (The Times). Perfect prose and excruciating honesty. A grand reminiscence of college and theatre and comedyland in the 1980s with tone-perfect anecdotes and genuine readerly excitement. What Fry does essentially is tell us who he really is. Above all else a thoughtful book. And namedroppy too and funny and marbled with melancholy. (Observer). Arguably the greatest living Englishman. (Independent on Sunday). Extremely enjoyable. (Sunday Times). Fry's linguistic facility remains one of the Wildean wonders of the new media age. The patron saint of British intelligence. (Daily Telegraph).

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    Spanning 1979-1987, The Fry Chronicles charts Stephen's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday. Heartbreaking, a delight, a lovely, comfy book. (The Times). Perfect prose and excruciating honesty. A grand reminiscence of college and theatre and comedyland in the 1980s, with tone-perfect anecdotes and genuine readerly excitement. What Fry does, essentially, is tell us who he really is. Above all else, a thoughtful book. And namedroppy too, and funny, and marbled with melancholy. (Observer). Arguably the greatest living Englishman. (Independent on Sunday). Extremely enjoyable. (Sunday Times). Fry's linguistic facility remains one of the Wildean wonders of the new media age. The patron saint of British intelligence. (Daily Telegraph).

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    Spanning 1979-1987, this title charts the author's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday. Spanning 1979-1987, The Fry Chronicles charts Stephen Fry's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday. Heartbreaking, a delight...

  • 0141039809
  • 9780141039800
  • Stephen Fry
  • 12 May 2011
  • Penguin
  • Paperback (Book)
  • 464

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