Moab Is My Washpot: An Autobiography

Moab Is My Washpot: An Autobiography

Stephen Fry


a leading bestseller in Britain that crowned the lists there for months, Stephen Fry's astonishingly frank, humorous, clever memoir is the publication that his enthusiasts all over were looking forward to. given 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 identify function within the movie Wilde, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination, and his aiding function in A Civil Action.
        
Fry has already given readers a flavor of his tumultuous youth in his autobiographical first novel, The Liar, and now he finds the both tumultuous existence that encouraged it. despatched to boarding college 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 commence over in a global during which he had constantly felt a stranger. one among only a few Cambridge college graduates to were imprisoned ahead of his freshman 12 months, Fry is a brilliantly idiosyncratic personality who keeps to draw controversy, empathy and actual devotion.
        
This amazing and affecting publication has "a tragic grandeur that lifts it to vintage status," raved the Financial Times in a single of the numerous ecstatic British studies. Stephen Fry's autobiography, in turns humorous, surprising, unhappy, bruisingly frank and continuously compulsively readable, may possibly good turn into a vintage homosexual coming-of-age memoir.

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