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'Engaging, eccentric, hilarious, incredibly good company. A wonderwall of moments and memories... one of our most entertaining authors' Independent 'Armitage is incapable of writing anything that is not wry, warm, witty and layered with meaning. Poignant and extraordinary' Metro 'Witty, terrific, stupendously funny' Daily Telegraph 'Profoundly affecting... probably the greatest joy I'll find on a page all year... reads like a transcript of the funniest stand-up you'll never hear' Herald 'I read this book in one sitting. It moved me to tears, to shouts of laughter, and made me look at even the most mundane things in a different way' Sunday Times
"Dry, deadpan and pant-wettingly funny...Armitage is not capable of writing anything that is not wry, warm, witty and layered with meaning" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
I do love the work of Simon Armitage- were the same age and I grew up in Yorkshire. So I'm predisposed to be generous but I did enjoy this. Read morePublished 17 days ago by A. D. Spellman
This was a random download for holiday reading after reading reviews of his latest. Loved it, just a wonderful read, light but with many depths. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stephanie Zia
Some people have commented, and I agree - the book IS "a collection of articles and funny incidents" - but what's wrong with that? Read morePublished 11 months ago by R. WILLIAMSON
As a fellow Rock-star fantasist I looked forward to reading Simon Armitage's book. Unfortunately I found it a disappointing read. Maybe the subject matter is only for oneself.Published on 7 Aug. 2013 by Jeff Newall
I first saw Simon Armitage at a poetry reading in 1993/4 when I was an A Level student who thought poetry was Heaney and Hardy. Read morePublished on 7 Jun. 2013 by benino76
I enjoyed this book - not quite as much as 'All Points North' - probably because of my age! - but still 'laugh out loud' in places.Published on 23 Sept. 2012 by foxy lady