Magnificent Bastards

Magnificent Bastards

by RichHall (Author)


Comic genius Rich Hall introduces a series of magnificent bastards and lost souls in this hilarious collection of tall tales. Meet the man who vacuums bewildered prairie dogs out of their burrows; a frustrated werewolf who roams the streets of Soho getting mistaken for Brian Blessed; a smug carbon-neutral eco-couple; a teenage girl who invites 45,000 MySpace friends to a house party; the author of a business book entitled Highly Successful Secrets to Standing on a Corner Holding Up a Golf Sale Sign and a man whose attempts to teach softball to a group of indolent British advertising executives sparks an international crisis.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publisher: Abacus
Published: 02 Jul 2009

ISBN 10: 0349119651
ISBN 13: 9780349119656

Media Reviews
For I BLAME SOCIETY: 'Written with a cool eye and a warm heart, Hall's book is terrific comedy, and much more' SUNDAY TIMES 'An entertaining read, full of tall tales from the dark corner of the trailer park' THE TIMES For THINGS SNOWBALL: 'Highly entertaining ... poised somewhere between the classic prose efforts of Woody Allen and the more measured eye of David Sedaris' INDEPENDENT * 'Wise, witty and strangely true' GUARDIAN For Things Snowball - * 'Very funny, considering he isn't meant to be in the country' JACK DEE* 'Priceless ... you guessed it: I laughed out loud' SCOTSMAN
Author Bio
Rich Hall is famed for his brilliant stand-up routines and comic creation Otis Lee Crenshaw. He appears regularly on TV including several of his own TV series. He won two Emmys for his work with David Letterman.