More Fool Me

Stephen Fry, Stephen Fry (Read by)

In his early thirties, Stephen Fry - writer, comedian, star of stage and screen - had, as they say, 'made it'.

What could possibly go wrong?

As the 80s drew to a close, he discovered a most enjoyable way to burn the candle at both ends, and took to excess like a duck to breadcrumbs. Writing and recording by day, and haunting a never ending series of celebrity parties, drinking dens, and poker games by night, he fooled all those except the very closest to him.

He was - to all intents and purposes - a high functioning addict - he was so busy, so distracted by the high life, that he could hardly see the inevitable, headlong tumble that must surely follow . . .

Containing raw, electric extracts from his diaries of the time, More Fool Me is a brilliant, eloquent account by a man driven to create and to entertain - revealing a side to him he has long kept hidden.

  • Penguin
  • Published 25th September 2014
  • 558 Minutes
  • £19.99