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Moab Is My Washpot

Stephen Fry

  • Bindwijze: Paperback
  • Taal: Engels
  • Categorie: Literatuur & Romans
  • Uitgever: Random House UK Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780099457046
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Taal:Engels
Bindwijze:Paperback
Druk:New ed
Verschijningsdatum:augustus 2004
Afmetingen:19,7 x 12,9 x 3 cm
Aantal pagina's:448 pagina's
Illustraties:Nee
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Auteur:Stephen Fry
Auteur:Stephen Fry

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______________________________ The original bestselling autobiography by comedian, novelist and national treasure Stephen Fry. Few people serve time in prison before studying at Cambridge. You might be surprised to know that Stephen Fry is one of them. Moab is My Washpot, the remarkable story of Stephen Fry's tumultuous early life, is by turns funny, shocking, tender, delicious, sad, lyrical, bruisingly frank and addictively readable. It's the story of a boy sent to a boarding school 200 miles from home at the age of seven, who survives beatings, misery, love, ecstasy, carnal violation, expulsion, imprisonment, criminal conviction, probation and catastrophe to emerge, at eighteen, ready to try and face the world in which he had always felt a stranger. Fry writes with the wit and warmth which have become his hallmark, but with shocking candour too. For anyone seeking to understand one of Britain's greatest cultural treasures, this book is utterly essential reading.