Moab Is My Washpot
Publish date: August 5th 2004
Pages no: 436
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Biography Memoir
Series: Memoir (#1)
Dear me at 15,1. The girl you've been obsessing over is a trollop - move on;2. Pull your trousers up;3. Don't shave your hair to a number 1, it makes you look ill;4. Trade your PC in for a mac;5. Read High Fidelity, Norwegian Wood and On the Road;6. There is music outside of guitars;7. Your mum's al...
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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...
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