Book List:9 titles
  • The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cul...


  • A second BBC Radio 4 series of Stephen Fry's witty and incisive programmes looking at the oddities of the English language. Includes four 30-minute Radio 4 programmes presented by Stephen Fry indulging his delight in the English language. So Wrong It...


  • Stephen Fry's secret wife speaks out at last...Enjoyed a nice cuppa this morning with a HobNob & Jeremy Kyle. There was a woman on there who'd been married 16 years without realising her husband was gay. Extraordinary! Which reminds me, it's our 16th...


  • Stephen Fry's breathtakingly outrageous debut novel is by turns eccentric, shocking, brilliantly comic and achingly romantic.Adrian Healey loves to lie. He does it all the time. Every minute, every moment. And worse, he does it wonderfully, imaginati...


  • This brilliant recasting of the classic story The Count of Monte Cristo centers on Ned Maddstone, a happy, charismatic, Oxford-bound seventeen-year-old whose rosy future is virtually pre-ordained. Handsome, confident, and talented, newly in love with...


  • Stephen Fry tackles alternate history, asking: What if Hitler had never been born?   Michael Young is a graduate student at Cambridge who is completing his dissertation on the early life of Adolf Hitler. Leo Zuckerman is an aging German physicist an...


  • I ve suffered for my art now it s your turn So begins the tale of Ted Wallace unaffectionately known as the Hippopotamus Failed poet failed theater critic failed father and husband Ted is a shameless womanizer drinks too much and is at odds in his cr...



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    A novel about a man getting in touch with his emotions…spite, jealousy & revenge.For Ned, 1980 seems a blissful year. Handsome, charming, popular and talented, his life is progressing smoothly, effortlessly, happily. And when he meets the lovely Po...