Eric Morecambe Mr Lonely

ISBN 13: 9780007395095

Mr Lonely

2.86 avg rating
( 103 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780007395095: Mr Lonely

A long-overdue reissue of this debut novel from a comedy legend.

Mr Lonely follows the exploits of a lowly two-bit comedian, Sid Lewis, through his strange and eventful life.

Sid plays dingy smoke-filled clubs, earning next to nothing and chasing after the dancing girls. He meets the woman of his dreams and ties the knot – but still has an eye for the ladies.

One night, in front of a particularly rough crowd, he tries out a new character… and Mr Lonely is born. The act is seen by someone from the BBC who offers Sid the chance to perform on television. He becomes an overnight success, quickly taking to a new life of champagne and stardom – and continues to chase anything in a skirt.

But great comedy is often laced with tragedy and Sid's life is no exception as his excesses and philandering threaten to catch up with him.

Mr Lonely was Eric's first novel, written while he was recovering from his second heart attack and contemplating a career away from the stage. It has all the hallmarks of his legendary comic talent and is being brought back into print for the first time in nearly thirty years.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

– ‘Sparkling. Spicy.’ THE SUN

– ‘Magnificent. Bittersweet.’ SPIKE MILLIGAN

About the Author:

Eric Morecambe is a true comedy legend. One half of Morecambe & Wise whose Christmas television specials ruled with airwaves during the 1970s, he is still viewed as a national treasure.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Eric Morecambe
ISBN 10: 0007395094 ISBN 13: 9780007395095
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800073950950000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Eric Morecambe
Published by The Friday Project
ISBN 10: 0007395094 ISBN 13: 9780007395095
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The Friday Project. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0007395094

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

ERIC MORECAMBE
Published by HARPER COLLINS (2010)
ISBN 10: 0007395094 ISBN 13: 9780007395095
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HARPER COLLINS, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780007395095 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0982128

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds