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The Python Years: Diaries 1969-1979 Volume One

Michael Palin

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Performing arts: comedy, Biography: general, Autobiography: arts & entertainment, Diaries, letters & journals, Prose: non-fiction

Michael Palin's bestselling diaries before, during and after Monty Python.

Michael Palin's diaries begin when he was newly married and struggling to make a name for himself in the world of television comedy. But Monty Python was just around the corner . . .

Enjoying an unlikely cult status early on, the Pythons then proceeded to tour the USA and Canada. As their popularity grew, so Palin relates how the group went their separate ways, later to re-form for stage shows and the celebrated films The Holy Grail and Life of Brian. Living through the three-day week and the miners strike, and all the trials of a peripatetic life are also essential ingredients of these perceptive and funny diaries.

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Praise for The Python Years: Diaries 1969-1979 Volume One

  • His warmth and capacity for joy are very appealing - Katie Owen

  • This is an entertaining and at times deeply moving read - MAIL ON SUNDAY

  • Palin's style is so fluid, and his sincerity so palpable, that it is often easy to underestimate just how talented he is as a comedian, a broadcaster and a writer - SUNDAY EXPRESS

  • his showbiz observations are so absorbing . . . Palin is an elegant and engaging writer - GUARDIAN

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Michael Palin is one of the most popular comic figures of our time. His exploits with Monty Python and in such subsequent films as A Fish Called Wanda are now the stuff of legend. He has also acquired a vast and loyal following for his adventurous travel documentaries.

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