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A delightful compendium of writings that perfectly express the wit and wisdom of Stephen Fry.

A hilarious collection of the many articles written by Stephen Fry for magazines, newspapers and radio. It includes selected wireless essays of Donald Trefusis, the ageing professor of philology brought to life in Fry's novel The Liar, and the best of Fry's weekly column for the Daily Telegraph.

Perfect to dip into but just as enjoyable to read cover to cover, this book, perhaps more than any other, shows the breadth of Fry's interests and the depth of his insight. He remains a hilarious writer on whatever topic he puts his mind to.

Reviews

I do more than invite you to read Stephen Fry. I urge you to. Fry is by turns observer, humourist, reviewer, philosopher, parodist, autobiographer, academic, scourge, clown and, as often as not, an antic amalgam of all these and more, and his variant style conforms flawlessly with each selected role.

Huge, crammed, wise, hilarious and utterly captivating

Literary Review

A joyous collaboration of winging humour and sarcasm

Mail on Sunday

Naughty but terribly nice

Sunday Times

Appallingly funny

Daily Telegraph

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    Stephen Fry

    Paperback

    9780099457022

    September 1, 2004

    Arrow

    480 pages

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    9781409037767

    February 1, 2011

    Cornerstone Digital

    480 pages

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