More Fool Me: A Memoir

More Fool Me: A Memoir

by Stephen Fry

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Overview

More Fool Me is a brilliant, eloquent account by a man driven to create and to entertain—revealing a dark side he has long kept hidden. By his early thirties, Stephen Fry— television darling and critically acclaimed and bestselling author with a coterie of equally talented friends—had, as they say, “made it.” Writing and recording by day, and haunting a never-ending series of celebrity parties by night, he was a high functioning addict in both work and play. He was so distracted by the high life that he could hardly see the inevitable, headlong tumble that must surely follow . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468313048
Publisher: Abrams Press
Publication date: 06/07/2016
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 778,557
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.30(d)

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 3

Catch-up 7

Very Naughty, but… in the Right Spirit 13

Moral or Medical? 69

The Early Days 77

Notes from a Showbusiness Career 173

Living the Life 197

Dear Diary 229

Postarse 379

Illustrations 383

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Praise for Stephen Fry:

“This is, above all else, a thoughtful book. And namedroppy too, and funny . . . Its camaraderie of tone lets it wear its learning lightly yet leaves you with . . . new insights, new ways of looking at things.” —The Guardian

“Funny, poignant . . . His prose feels like an ideal form of conversation.” —The Washington Post

“Delightful . . . To read this book is to fall in love (perhaps not for the first time) with its subjects . . . Strongly recommended.” —National Review

“Fry begins with an unnecessary apology for the ordinariness of his writing, and then proceeds to write masterfully, assessing himself with his signature blend of self-loathing and baffled amusement . . . The memoir stands as proof of the author's intelligence, wit, and insight.”—Entertainment Weekly

“The Fry Chronicles is so slickly charming it seems churlish to harrumph.” —The Wall Street Journal

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