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Griff Rhys Jones ☆ 5 Read

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Ving and above all touchingly funny memoir of how one of the nation's most popular comics and personalities got from there to her Finding this rather difficult to get into Thought it would be funnier Some period detail that sparks nostalgia but not sure I ll finsih it very uickly

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F age in the 1960s and 70s; of family and university life; and of times lost or at least fuzzy around the edgesIt's a powerful mo As Griff Rhys Jones is just a year younger than me I was looking forward to a read full of reminders of my own childhood At first I was not disappointed with humorous tales of family life I found myself laughing out loud Unfortunately I found it started to drag somewhat especially after he went to university Being a contemporary I carried on to the end otherwise I do not think I would have done My conclusion therefore is that unless you are going to be able to relate to any of his experiences you will probably not find this worth reading

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Semi Detached is Griff Rhys Jones's own account of his ordinary suburban childhood; of adolescent scraps and scrapes; of coming o uite good with certain sections really conveying the time Griff was remembering However very occasionally I found the narrative a little disjointed and I found myself re reading a couple of pages to work out how the hop from one era to another had occurredI definitely enjoyed some parts of this book than others which on average makes it a 3 but it was nearly a 2 A couple of very funny bits and some parts that really rang true saved it from an OK rating


About the Author: Griff Rhys Jones

Griffith Griff Rhys Jones is a Welsh comedian writer actor television presenter and personality Jones came to national attention in the early 1980s for his work in the BBC television comedy sketch shows Not the Nine O'Clock News and Alas Smith and Jones along with his comedy partner Mel Smith With Smith he founded television production company Talkback Productions now part of RTL Group H



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  1. says:

    Being an exact contemporary of Griff Rhys Jones I was able to relate easily to some of the trials and tribulations of his f

  2. says:

    uite good with certain sections really conveying the time Griff was remembering However very occasionally I found the narrative a little disjointed and I found myself re reading a couple of pages to work out how the hop from one era to another had occurredI definitely enjoyed some parts of this book than others which on average makes it a 3 but it was nearly a 2 A couple of very funny bits and some parts that really ran

  3. says:

    There are a few funny moments in herebut certainly not a laugh a minute as I hopedI enjoyed the first half of the booka nostalgic look back at his childhoodand struck a cord with a lot of people I'm sureBut the second half of the bookthe uni years was just dulldulldulland actually incomprehensible in places with his habit of switching between eras without warningAlso it has to be said that Griff comes across as a not

  4. says:

    What is it about well known people and their desire to tell all I'm not sure the average manwoman in the street would ever divulge some of th

  5. says:

    As Griff Rhys Jones is just a year younger than me I was looking forward to a read full of reminders of my own childhood At first I

  6. says:

    Loved the first half partly because I know the places he was talking about Once he got to Cambridge and started doing the student thing I lost interest Anyone who's been to university has had the same experiences and reading about the idiocy of someone else soon loses its appeal Overall not as funny as I had hoped

  7. says:

    Haven't yet finished this one despite having started it yonks ago A very disjointed text which I'm finding difficult to plough through Goodness he's self indulgent

  8. says:

    Didn't finish it I hoped it would be funny but I didn't find it so

  9. says:

    Finding this rather difficult to get into Thought it would be funnier Some period detail that sparks nostalgia but not sure I'll finsih it very uickly

  10. says:

    Mildly amusing at times but did seem to drag as he progressed to Uni Couldn't help but read this book using his voice in my head

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