Moab Is My Washpot

Stephen Fry

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Cornerstone

Published: 05-08-2004

£9.99

A memoir that tells how, sent to a boarding school 200 miles from home at the age of seven, the author survived beatings, misery, love, ecstasy, carnal violation, expulsion, imprisonment, criminal conviction, probation and catastrophe to emerge, at eighteen, ready to try and face the world in which he had always felt a stranger.

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SKU: 9780099457046

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______________________________The original bestselling autobiography by comedian, novelist and national treasure Stephen Fry.Few people serve time in prison before studying at Cambridge. You might be surprised to know that Stephen Fry is one of them.Moab is My Washpot, the remarkable story of Stephen Fry’s tumultuous early life, is by turns funny, shocking, tender, delicious, sad, lyrical, bruisingly frank and addictively readable.It’s the story of a boy sent to a boarding school 200 miles from home at the age of seven, who survives beatings, misery, love, ecstasy, carnal violation, expulsion, imprisonment, criminal conviction, probation and catastrophe to emerge, at eighteen, ready to try and face the world in which he had always felt a stranger. Fry writes with the wit and warmth which have become his hallmark, but with shocking candour too. For anyone seeking to understand one of Britain’s greatest cultural treasures, this book is utterly essential reading.

Additional information

Weight 0.321 kg
Dimensions 28 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 448