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My Booky Wook | Paperback

Author: Russell Brand | Format: Paperback

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  A great read.

| | See all BEKKAHHH's reviews (43)

I read this book in less than week, which is pretty quick. A great book for any Russel Brand fan. This is also one of the funniest books i have read, he makes random comments about funny situations he gets himself in. Well written and he tells about his childhood right though to where he is now. A very detailed describtion of his drug and sex problems. Would recommend.

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  Hilarious

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Such a funny book.
At times I had to put it down because I had tears in my eyes from some of the random observations he makes.
Really nice story and fairly well written.
If you like Russel Brand at all, you will love this book

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  dear ol' russ

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well, russell brand, as we all know is a rompant sex mad ex druggie.
lift the curtain on his mysterious life with ingeniusly named 'booky wook'

you'll just fall in love with him.

whats better is - my copy is signed

:)

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  Not quite as good as I'd hoped

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Russell's book is a quick read. He's outlined a life as an only child with separated parents and a step dad he hates. He behaves badly, yet for all this bad behaviour, bunking off and so on he still comes out of school with 5 times more qualifications than I did.

The book is filled with tributes to his friends and associates who helped him along the way and especially to the countless drug filled events that have befallen him. Without many of them he would be living now in a gutter asking for 10p for a cup of tea, but as this book explains he has been backed by people with time, cash or compassion till he reaches a forced rehab.

Personally I found it interesting why someone takes drugs and the ill effect it has had. I saw once the wonder of one such drug and knew my lack of will power would lead me to a brain mashed end. So in a way this is the story of a similar person to me who took the other turn and thought yes I could do more of this! The fact that it opened up his creativeness doesn't appear in this book for every idea he seemed to have had seem neither funny nor clever. In a way if you want to be famous it'd be a good guide to the way you can succeed with only the ability to show off.

As he has now many successes I am sure he will continue to be one of Britain's best dandies. Sadly I think it makes him look like a sad deperate wannabe from a self made hell. For some he has talent but this book sadly doesn't capture any of it other than a fancy use of words and other peoples money.

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  Booky Wook

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Funny collection of past events of Russel Brands life. Fans of his comedy will love the book and should definately buy it.

  Loved it.

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This is definately one of the best autobiographies i have read. It is funny and blunt, and extremely dirty. Basically Russell Brand in book form. If you are a fan of Russell (or listen to his radio show) you will love this, as the anecdotes are amazing and it is nice to know about his background. Read it about three times.

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  Hard to get into

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Im a fan of mr brand not a huge one but i just struggled to get intrested in this book. Mainly due to his lingual terms that might be witty and quick to some but i just found annoying. The heart of the book is good but its having the patience to read it. Which i do not.

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  Pretty much what you'd expect.

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This is a fairly interesting and funny account from childhood up to the beginnings of fame. There are plenty of references to drugs and his dinkle, and the strange combination of uncommon words and dubious grammar that Brand seems to love. It's hard to say without knowing the man, but it seems as if he hasn't avoided any of the darker areas of his life and personality. Still, at least he achieved the fame he so obviously craved.

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  Recommended.....

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I couldnt stop reading this. Really saw a different side to him as opposed to what you read in the papers.
Definitely worth a read.

  Not as funny as you'd hope

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Its an interesting story , and funny in parts but not as funny as he is on the radio or on tv. Its worth a read but don't expect to be splitting your sides. Unless you're easily amused which you might be. Peter Kays is funnier so read that after if you're dissapointed.

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