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While reading this book, I kept thinking back to the antics of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn when they were convincing Jim to be locked up in the shed and pretend he was a captive slave and putting jellfyish in with him to make it ‘real’. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. English Choose a language for shopping. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
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There were some parts in the book that dragged out without much substance or humor. If you have seen the series I would recommend this book. Some of the stories are echoed from the podcasts, but this jellfyish you get to hear them in full without Ricky laughing wildly or shouting at Karl for his innocent stupidity. This is the travel book for people who don’t particularly like travelling, it’s Karl Pilkington, star of The Ricky Gervais Podcast Show, with a suitcase, occasionally with his passport, more often with a bemused suspicion of anything vaguely exotic, and an observant eye for the disappointments, tedium, general weirdness and absurdities of being a tourist abroad and at home.
In fact, you might find yourself agreeing with Karl’s unique perspectives!
Ok, maybe that’s a bit hyperbolic, but this is one seriously funny book. Mar 26, Dieter Cauwenberge rated it liked it. Definitely a good break-book in between your serious reading. A real feel good book and reading tales of someones life has never been such an easy yet enjoyable read. Aug 19, Dusty rated it really liked it. I love how it brings a smile to me mums face when she reads it especially being sick, they say laughter is the best medicine and this book is pretty much an antibiotic.
His second book, Happyslapped by a Jellyfishwas published in Octoberand he was the subject of the Comedy Lab episode “Karl Pilkington – Satisfied Fool”, which aired in October If you’ve ever seen the show An Idiot Abroad then you’ll love his books.
None of the stories are fiction either – at least to Karl they aren’t. I find Pilkington very funny indeed, but as a lot of these stories have been recounted in the podcasts which I’ve listened to, there wasn’t anything which felt overly fresh about it. Gain insight into the curious life of this comic genius from pithy anecdotes. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Before I jeloyfish it to her I had to skim through it and this book had me laughing within the first few pages.
This is the travel book for people who don’t particularly like travelling, it’s Karl Pilkington, star of The Ricky Gervais Podcast Showwith a suitcase, occasionally with his passport, more often with a bemused suspicion of anything vaguely exotic, and an observant eye for the disappointments, tedium, general weirdness and absurdities of happyslapprd a tourist abroad and at home.
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I leant my paperback copy to a mate and I Never saw it again. Know Your Bees Jack Byard. Know Your Cattle Jack Byard.
In this book, Karl is aware that he is an amusing man but he is trying to recreate his spontaneous, natural statements in a concious way. Best travel book I’ve ever read. I enjoyed the way he looks at life, and his wit. Happtslapped 27, Shane Vontelin Van Breda rated it it was amazing.
Pilkington says that his favourite job to date was his paper round. Either way, Karl is a good Englishman, an honest guy, and a genuinely unique thinker.
Happyslapped by a Jellyfish: The Words of Karl Pilkington
Jan 30, Samantha Freeman rated it liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I really wish I could get others to read his books. If you have ever heard the Ricky Gervais podcasts, seen an Idiot Abroad, or read one of Karl’s other books, you know what you are getting: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.
Did I ever mention Karl Pilkington is my hero?
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Gervais thinks Karl is “the funniest man alive in Britain today” and put The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington.
My two favourite things about this book were the captioned photos, a 2. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I love everything about the Ricky Gervais show and have heard all the podcasts and the “guide to’s” and have seen An Idiot Abroad. Dorling Kindersley Ltd Imprint: There’s nothing funnier than seeing him as the reluctant traveller, having to do Ricky Gervais’s bidding.
Pilkingtkn book is quite hilarious and gives you a good look into the life of Mr. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The Moaning of Life: I like Karl Pilkingtonit is hard not to like him.