This book is without doubt the definitive guide to the life and times of Sir Patrick Moore. This is a book written by an amateur astronomer, about an amateur astronomer, for the benefit of other amateur astronomers. Therefore, is both an essential and compelling read for all amateur astronomers in the UK, as well as, fans of Patrick Moore. It is also a fascinating insight into the workings of the BAA and gives some insight into the leading figures of Britain's astronomical community. It belongs on the shelf of all astronomers and fans of Patrick Moore!