|Publisher:||Penguin Group USA|
|Publish Date:||Jan 2012|
|Number of Pages:||438|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.55|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||6.5 x 9.5 x 1.5|
From his love affair with sugar to his star-studded years at Cambridge and beyond, writer and actor Fry found his place in British television (e.g., A Bit of Fry & Laurie), film (e.g., Wilde), radio, and theater. Picking up where his first book, Moab Is My Washpot, left off, he let's us see his playful, vulnerable side as he relates college life at Cambridge. Working with Rowan Atkinson, Hugh Laurie, and Emma Thompson, he soon found himself among the best of the best of British performers.
His appreciation for the craft, love for the written word, and an almost unhealthy need to please people add to the humanity of his auto-biography. Willing to do the work to reap the fame, Fry illustrates what it takes with hilarity, wit, and linguistic flair.
Verdict: Fry weaves a no-holds-barred account and reveals sometimes difficult truths about himself and the nature of celebrity. Readers of Graham Norton's So Me and Fry's other books will enjoy his journey of self-discovery. Highly recommended for fans of his comedic work and those interested in drama.
-Rochelle LeMaster, Medina Cty. Dist. Lib., Lodi, OH
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