Him And Me

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Details: Him & Me is a hugely entertaining & irreverent account of a unique relationship between a father & son. Written in two distinctive styles, it reflects the larger-than-life personalities of its authors, Jack & Michael Whitehall. ' This book is a portrait of the pretty odd relationship I have with my elderly father. It's given me an opportunity to share memories of him losing his temper with foreigners on holidays, being rude to my mother's family at Christmas & failing epically during the fathers' race at my prep school. He's also written some stories about me, but can I just say, before you read anything, that I recall being a calm, well-behaved & learned child, not the intellectually subnormal, mal-coordinated dipshit that he paints me as. Nor am I, as he suggests inside, a sex addict, a flasher or a Scientologist.' Jack ' How dare Jack refer to me as elderly! People always tell me how young I look for my age. In this book, I have at last been able to recount the many occasions when I have been let down by my only son. He failed on the stage, the sports field & he even screwed up the interview for his first boarding school by pretending he had mental health issues. Despite being practically illiterate, he tells stories about me, strewn with grammatical errors & peppered with endless exaggerations & lies. I was a kind, doting father, who guided his son through his formative years with love, care & respect.' Michael 'I'm not your only son, what about Barnaby?' ' Oh yes, I forgot about Barnaby.' Packed with anecdotes, some embarrassing & indiscreet, many warm & touching, Him & Me is lavishly illustrated with family photographs & Jack's original illustrations. Friends, relatives, neighbours, teachers, actors, none are safe once Jack & Michael have opened up the Whitehall archives & shared their hilarious memories with us. Ideal for: Fans of Jack Whitehall & those who enjoy reading laugh out load books. This hardback book has 286 pages & measures: 24 x 18.5 x 3cm
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The Works
With over 300 UK stores and more than 40000 different products in store each year, The Works is Britain's top discount book store. A well known presence on the high street, The Works was founded in 1981 to bring affordable books to the public. It now offers a large range of exciting products, including arts and crafts products, toys, gifts and seasonal products, all at discounted prices, making it a superb place to find items for hobbies and gifts for all ages. The book selection includes children's books, fiction and non-fiction books on a wide range of subjects from food and drink and craft and DIY to entertainment, autobiographies and history. Art and crafts products range from children's craft sets to sewing materials and professional artists' brushes. As well as big brands, The Works also sells their own high quality branded products.

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