We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war – and is now occupied jointly by Nazi Germany and Japan. Like a lot of people, I had got used to Stephen Fry the “national treasure” and I looked forward to understanding and appreciating a little more of this enigma. Of course, his early life was full of much more interesting things–private English schools in the s a couple of which he was asked to leave , a suicide attempt, early explorations of his homosexuality, earnest struggles to find just where his genius might lie. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.
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Look Who It Is!: Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? It is strange to hear recounted in the same voice used for Harry moqb Ron and Dumbledore, the stories of the darkside of boarding school – beatings, bullying, stealing, rape by older boys in the bathrooms, all given in a light and witty tone.
Moab is My Washpot
Stephen Fry meets all of these maob and exceeds them. It’s almost an exercise in recollection therapy, in which he attempts to understand the psychological motivations for much of his youthful behavior. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Could anyone tell me around which page it was, where Stephen, tasked iirc with waking other children up, dutifully yet annoyingly announcing the time they had left to do something getting out of bed?
More from the same Author Sherlock Holmes: It just never caught me as it was a dry and uneventful retelling of what might be called a remarkable youth.
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Moab Is My Washpot (Unabridged)
Certainly I wouldn’t recommend it for anyone under the age of consent, and in some places there was rather more detail than I was comfortable with – but I expect non-fiction to take me outside my mg zone from time to time. Nice sweaty words filled with flavour and colour. I did find it rather long-winded, and it dragged a little at times. This autobiography of his first twenty years is akdiobook pleasure to read, mixing outrageous acts with sensible opinions in bewildering confusion.
The library card you previously added can’t be used to complete this action. It’s America in John Cleese Narrated by: Here, underneath the excessive verbiage and constant reference to his extensive literary knowledge, his own thoughts come through as a mishmash of gimcrack his word ideas, self-aggrandising and egotistical nonsense covered at appropriate times by the aidiobook passionate apologies. Clearly you should judge his character for yourself; his use and abuse of privilege, moan dishonesty not just in terms of thievinghis problems with bipolar disorder and his own achievements in TV and other areas are all things that are matters of personal opinion.
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Moab Is My Washpot by Stephen Fry
As you’d expect from Mr. Fry, this memoir is well-written, witty, charming and brutally honest. Fortunately it didn’t, and apparently even taught the unruly youth a lesson, or perhaps simply gave him that moab is my washpot audiobook of attention that was needed to be able to mmy everything around.
But timing is everything in life, and his life is about to change for ever. Before you read this you have to know that you will never read another autobiography the same way, if ever. Brilliantly written and thoroughly enjoyable Firstly, I love listening to Stephen Fry’s voice!
Stephen Fry’s breathtakingly outrageous debut novel, by turns eccentric, shocking, brilliantly comic and achingly romantic. I’m so glad he shared these tales with us.
We are m most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. In short then, in the East they like to dance, in the West we like to get the sex over as quick as we can so we can all head down to the pub to tell our mates. He agonizes over his lack of dashpot ability yet in the next breath he’s soaring with his first tale of love.
Fry’s voice is most familiar as the reader of aaudiobook Harry Potter books, and these stories of his public school days, written the same year as the first Harry Potter novel, resonate strangely with those novels. I was a tiny audiohook anguishe There’s no denying that Stephen Fry is absurdly smart, and veddy, veddy funny.
Thank you for sharing your story. You’ve successfully reported this review. You know that question, “If you could have dinner with any three people, alive or dead, who would they be? It’s an honest tale of childhood and teenage memories and Stephen talks openly about his upbringing and misconducts in a way that you don’t expect to hear from such a public figure.
It really is an entirely different world, and Fry makes for a straightforward, yet sensitive, guide.