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Stephen Fry - The Fry Chronicles

Discussion in 'Non-Fiction Books' started by Martin, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Martin

    Martin Active Member

    Dec 21, 2002
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    The Fry Chronicles
    This is the book I am currently reading and I am positively flying through it.

    I immensely enjoy Fry's fiction (Making History and The Hippopotamus come to mind) and I adored Moab Is My Washpot, the first part of his autobiography.

    This, The Fry Chronicles, is the second part, chronicling his years at Cambridge.

    I find myself positively delighted by Fry's anecdotes about his time at the Cambridge Footlights with the likes of Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson; his tales, more than anything, make me want to go back in time and be part of that illustrious group of people. His writing paints a vivid picture of his days at Cambridge - he veers from comically false modesty to faux self-aggrandising which, for some reason, he seems to get away with.

    Has anyone read this? Your thoughts?
  2. sparkchaser

    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

    Aug 9, 2007
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    I think I will add this to "The List".
  3. beer good

    beer good Well-Known Member

    Mar 13, 2006
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    Me too. I really like Stephen Fry, but I don't think I've ever read any of his longer writings.

    For those reading on the iPad, there's an enhanced version of the book that looks pretty nifty.

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