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Look Back in Hunger by [Brand, Jo]
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Look Back in Hunger Kindle Edition

3.9 out of 5 stars 143 customer reviews

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Length: 322 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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'Jo Brand is undoubtedly one of the best female comics in Britain and her rise to fame has been monumental... Jo's story is honest and very funny'--The Sun

'Jo Brand’s Look Back in Hunger is one of the very best. This is mainly down to the fact that Jo has had a genuinely fascinating life (from psychiatric nurse to one of the country’s most loved stand-ups) and her style is engaging, candid and amusing, even when she’s talking about some pretty grim stuff. *****--Heat

'Larger-than-life, coarse but often very funny, the comedienne has produced a biography very much in her own image… provides lots of belly-laughs and, surprisingly, plenty of food for thought'--Telegraph

'As odd things always happen around Jo--ghosts materialise, coat hangers fly out of the wardrobe, pet tortoises attempt suicide--it was a short step for her to decide to train as a psychiatric nurse… her world-weary soothing baritone was to be her fortune; she’s rightful heir to the comic mantle of Beryl Reid, Joan Sims and Hattie Jacques. Though chunky, what’s largest about Jo is her heart, her humanity. I love her.'--Daily Express

'She comes across as robust, wise, amiable and pragmatic. Brand resists self-pity… her humane, sardonic intelligence shines through'--Daily Mail

'A terrific, uplifting read. South London-born Brand’s laconic voice shines through--indeed, you can hear her laid-back delivery in every sentence. The biggest thing about Brand is her heart and her generosity of spirit. She’s engagingly light-hearted and excellent company'--Scotsman

'A romp through Jo’s formative years… Her dry wit shines through.'--Now

Book Description

With hilarious, engaging, razor-sharp wit and a gift for anecdote, Jo reveals the experiences and incidents in her life that gave rise to her huge success as a comedian


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 894 KB
  • Print Length: 322 pages
  • Publisher: Review; UK ed. edition (1 Oct. 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002VK2EKG
  • Text-to-Speech: Not enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars 143 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #81,053 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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