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The Wit and Wisdom of Stephen Fry

The Wit and Wisdom of Stephen Fry
Item# 9781843584155

Product Description

Publisher: John Blake

Author: Charlie Burden

The most memorable utterances of the celebrated comedian, actor, author, philosopher, and wit "Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive." "It is a cliché that most clichés are true, but then like most clichés, that cliché is untrue." "Old professors never die, they just lose their faculties." "I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me." "When you've seen a nude infant doing a backward somersault you know why clothing exists." As profound a wit as Oscar Wilde, the man he once portrayed on the big screen, Stephen Fry's finest sayings are collected for the first time in this treasury. First capturing the public's imagination when he appeared alongside Hugh Laurie in A Bit of Fry And Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster, Fry then starred in Blackadder and the film Wilde. He has also written several books and appeared on Bones. Throughout his remarkable career, Fry has been an engaging, eminently quotable man. Much like the man himself, this collection of wisecracks and witticisms will entertain, inform, and delight all readers. (hb)