Columbus war ein Engländer - Geschichte einer Jugend
Publish date: 2008
Publisher: Aufbau Taschenbuch
Pages no: 448
Edition language: Deutsch
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Biography Memoir
Series: Memoir (#1)
An utter delight. I love Fry's rambling, self-conscious, clever prose, and though I was never a schoolboy, let alone a gay, Jewish, public school boy, there was certainly enough about alienation, about impossible first loves, and about not being able to *do* that which moves you the most, for me to ...
I adore Stephen Fry. Obviously. His personality burns through everything he does, he is exceptionally charismatic, well-spoken and charming. But I have never really engaged with his writing until now. A few months ago I accidently stumbled upon his beautiful essay "Have You Ever Heard of Oscar Wilde...
I do love Stephen Fry. This book was beautifully written and painfully honest but somehow it still took me ages to read...possibly because he does have a tendency to get distracted A LOT. That is not exactly unusual in autobiographies but on several occasions writing about a certain event led to one...
I've always been a fan of Stephen Fry, national treasure that he is. Wordsmith extraordinare, QI host, Comedian, Actor and Writer. I've had this book for a long time and never read it - until now. I really, really wanted to like it, but it's not an easy thing to read. Because he wasn't particula...
How can you not love a man, that in the middle of why he kept his crooked nose veers off to discourse on how the monarchy is the crooked nose of Great Britain. Brilliant stuff!Stephen has such a command of language and the written word that I felt his pains and triumphs. He agonizes over his lack of...
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