Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

A Sortabiography

Book - 2018
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"From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor"--
Publisher: New York :, Crown Archetype,, [2018]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781984822581
1984822586
Branch Call Number: 792.702809 Idle
Characteristics: 289 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm

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emmckee
May 15, 2019

I love celebrity biographies and Monty Python. This book was pretty good on both fronts - most interesting was Eric Idle's experiences with many different celebrities over the years.

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vickmeister
Jan 22, 2019

Eric Idle is a funny guy. HIs memoir does not disappoint; consistently candid and hilarious as he shares tales from his early years, the plethora of Python experiences, his enduring friendship with George Harrison and time spent with various other famous folk throughout his long and semi-illustrious career. Idle's joyfully irreverent wordplay and very English understatement, along with the naughty bits, made this an enjoyable read even during the sad parts.

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TootinMoose
Jan 07, 2019

Witty book. There is a steady stream of humor. I was born in 1962, and was a big fan of Monty Python. There are some parts early on where it gets bogged down with some early career details, but efforts to push through will be rewarded.

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Wandareads
Dec 31, 2018

Very interesting and funny. EI is always a hoot.

People not familiar with English comics of the 60's might want to skip chapter 2. I almost didn't finish the book after reading that part, but I'm glad I eventually picked it up again.

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rgally
Nov 04, 2018

Fabulous. Laugh out loud funny man writes a good tale of his life in comedy, the people he met and the ones he lost.

Always look on the bright side of life!!!!

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