James Acaster's Classic Scrapes - The Hilarious Sunday Times Bestseller James Acaster's Classic Scrapes - The Hilarious Sunday Times Bestseller

James Acaster's Classic Scrapes - The Hilarious Sunday Times Bestseller

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Publisher Description

**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**

'I don't think I've ever read a book that has made me cry with laughter as much as this one. It was very difficult reading it in public as I looked like a madman' - Richard Herring

'James Acaster has a brilliant comic mind, crackling with energy every bit as much as his corduroy slacks' - Milton Jones

James Acaster has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award five times and has appeared on prime-time TV shows like MOCK THE WEEK, LIVE AT THE APOLLO and RUSSELL HOWARD'S STAND UP CENTRAL.

But behind the fame and critical acclaim is a man perpetually getting into trouble. Whether it's disappointing a skydiving instructor mid-flight, hiding from thugs in a bush wearing a bright red dress, or annoying the Kettering Board Games club, a didgeridoo-playing conspiracy theorist and some bemused Christians, James is always finding new ways to embarrass himself.

Appearing on Josh Widdicombe's radio show to recount these stories, the feature was christened 'James Acaster's classic scrapes'. Here, in his first book, James recounts these tales (including never-before-heard stories) along with self-penned drawings, in all their glorious stupidity.

(P)2017 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

GENRE
Biography
NARRATOR
JA
James Acaster
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
06:08
hr min
RELEASED
2017
24 August
PUBLISHER
Headline
SIZE
314.7
MB

Customer Reviews

erinb_123 ,

Worth a Read

If you like James Acaster you will love this book. Never before have I found myself laughing out loud from a book but this has done it, brilliant read.

Mypantsarealive ,

97% banal, childish dross, 3% funny

I read the reviews and thought, how could this not be funny? Excitedly I started to listen to someone who thought it was funny to wipe soap on someone’s coat, talk about a bad juggling routine at a school show, rolling his parents car, walking across a school playground he used to be a student at…it’s just dull as dishwater, so much so I actually tune out and think about other things while it’s playing. In fact, it comes across as the immature ramblings of a simpleton. This isn’t the original, edgy, funny comedy I was expecting to hear. Josh Widecombe’s foreword suggesting James Acaster is the funniest man alive is embarrassing, he’s lost a lot of credibility in my book.

someone_stole_my_nickname ,

The best book

This is the funniest book I have ever read or listened to!

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