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I didn't get where I am today without reading this book
on 23 September 2000
Is that what Reggie Perrin's cliche-speaking boss CJ would have said? Well, proably something along those lines. Here it is. David Nobbs' original Perrin book in large print which probably makes it handy for several of Reggie's 'other identities'. But, also of course, its good for the rest of us who wish to experince the bigger, better world of Reginald Perrin.
"When Reginald Iolathe Perrin set out for work, he had no intention of calling his mother-in-law a hippottamus". Well, he did a few days later. He also haplessly tried to seduce his secertary, invited his co-workers and friends round for dinner but didn't cook them anything and drunk himself silly at an important speech. It's official, Sushine Dessert's senoir executive is having a one-of-a-kind nervous breakdown....one with spectacularly hillarious results.
David Nobbs' brilliant book of course also wound up as the superb TV series of the same name, skifully adapted by the author himself. Both book and show, are two towering comedy classics.