Thirteen years ago, "Moab is my Washpot", Stephen Fry's autobiography of his early years, was published to rave reviews and was a huge bestseller. In those thirteen years since, Stephen Fry has moved into a completely new stratosphere, both as a public figure, and a private man. Now he is not just a multi-award-winning comedian and actor, but also an author, director and presenter. In January 2010, he was awarded the Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards. Much loved by the public and his peers, Stephen Fry is one of the most influential cultural forces in the UK. This dazzling memoir promises to be a courageously frank, honest and poignant read. It will detail some of the most turbulent and least well known years of his life with writing that will excite you, make you laugh uproariously, move you, inform you and, above all, surprise you.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Stephen Fry, star of Wilde and host of QI , is firmly established as a celebrated cultural figure.But when he arrived at Cambridge he was a convicted thief, an addict, and a failed suicide, convinced that he would be expelled. Instead, university life offered him love and the chance to entertain. He befriended bright young things like Hugh Laurie, now the star of House, and Emma Thompson. This is the hilarious and utterly compelling story of how the Stephen the world knows (or thinks it knows) took his first steps in the worlds of theater, radio, television, and film. Tales of scandal and champagne jostle with insights into hard-earned stardom. The Fry Chronicles is not afraid to confront the chasm that separates public image from private feeling, and it is marvelously rich in trademark wit and verbal brilliance. About the Author:
Stephen Fry is an actor, producer, director, and writer who has starred in numerous TV series including Blackadder, Jeeves & Wooster, and the sketch show A Bit of Fry & Laurie. He is the bestselling author of four novels as well as several works of nonfiction.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description The Penguin Group, 2010. Softcover. Book Condition: New. This is the engrossing, hilarious, and utterly compelling story of how the Stephen the world knows (or thinks it knows) found his way. Tales of champagne, love, and conspicuous consumption jostle with insights into Broadway and TV stardom. A feat of trademark wit and verbal brilliance, this is a book unafraid of confronting the chasm that separates celebrity from a young manís personal reality. book. Bookseller Inventory # TSB293
Book Description Michael Joseph, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0718157621
Book Description Michael Joseph Ltd, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 718157621
Book Description Michael Joseph Ltd., 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0718157621
Book Description Michael Joseph, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110718157621