Billy Connolly (Paperback)
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Billy Connolly (Paperback)

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Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 08/07/2002
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The inside story of the one of the most successful British stand-up comedians, as told by the person best qualified to reveal all about the man behind the comic, his wife of over 20 years - Pamela Stephenson.

Once in a lifetime, there strides upon the stage someone who can truly be called a legend. Such a person is the inimitable, timeless genius who is Billy Connolly. His effortlessly wicked whimsy has entranced, enthralled - and split the sides of - thousands upon thousands of adoring audiences.

And when he isn't doing that...he's turning in award-winning performances on film and television.

He's the man who needs no introduction, and yet he is the ultimate enigma. From a troubled and desperately poor childhood in the docklands of Glasgow he is now the intimate of household names the world over.

How did this happen, who is the real Billy Connolly? Only one person can answer that question: his wife, Pamela Stephenson. Pamela's writing combines the very personal with a frank objectivity that makes for a compelling, moving and hugely entertaining biography. This is the real Billy Connolly.

This genre-defining book is now re-released for a new generation of comedy fans, with a stunning package and a new Foreword from the author. Pamela's vision of Billy is as true now as it ever was - as groundbreaking, as moving and as laugh-out-loud funny - and here she brings the book fully into its context, as one of the most influential biographies ever written.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007110926
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 31 mm
Edition: 10 Year Anniversary edition


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'Searingly honest, it's an engrossing story told with all the winning warmth and insight we have come to expect from clinical psychologist and former comedian, Pamela.' Woman's Weekly

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“Brilliant”

The best book about the life story of one of our best loved comedians . Funny and sad in equal measure and it may give you an insight into one of the best comedians .

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“A Beautiful Biography”

Billy Connolly, probably the funniest man the world has ever known. His understanding of the human condition derives from the circumstances of his growing up in relative poverty in the Glasgow tenements of the 1940s... More

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