By Stephen Fry
A leading bestseller in Britain that crowned the lists there for months, Stephen Fry's astonishingly frank, humorous, clever memoir is the e-book that his lovers all over were anticipating. in view that his PBS tv debut within the Blackadder sequence, the yank profile of this multitalented author, actor and comic has grown progressively, specially within the wake of his name position within the movie Wilde, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination, and his assisting function in A Civil Action.
Fry has already given readers a flavor of his tumultuous early life in his autobiographical first novel, The Liar, and now he unearths the both tumultuous existence that encouraged it. despatched to boarding tuition on the age of 7, he survived beatings, distress, amorous affairs, carnal violation, expulsion, tried suicide, legal conviction and imprisonment to emerge, on the age of eighteen, able to begin over in an international within which he had continuously felt a stranger. one in all only a few Cambridge collage graduates to were imprisoned ahead of his freshman 12 months, Fry is a brilliantly idiosyncratic personality who maintains to draw controversy, empathy and actual devotion.
This remarkable and affecting e-book has "a tragic grandeur that lifts it to vintage status," raved the Financial Times in a single of the various ecstatic British stories. Stephen Fry's autobiography, in turns humorous, stunning, unhappy, bruisingly frank and regularly compulsively readable, may perhaps good develop into a vintage homosexual coming-of-age memoir.