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Ben Elton

Ben Elton

Ben Elton

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by Ben Elton

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementintroduced by the author.
SeriesMethuen contemporary dramatists
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6055.L83 A19 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationv.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21709825M
ISBN 100413736709

  Editorial Reviews “Beyond brilliant! Ben Elton puts his unique stamp on time travel and the result is pure magic. A thrilling, original, and unforgettable ride of a novel, and one of the best books I've read in a very long time.”Susanna Kearsley, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling AuthorBrand: St. Martin''s Publishing Group. BEN ELTON's career as both performer and writer encompasses some of the most memorable and incisive comedy of the past twenty years. In addition to his hugely influential work as a stand-up comic, he is the writer of such TV hits as The Young Ones, Blackadder and The Thin Blue recently he has written the BBC series Blessed on the subject of young parenthood.4/5(9).

  Buy The First Casualty New Ed by Elton, Ben (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). The book was of a type of satire in Ben Elton books which i like although sadly the people he is trying to pass it on to are unlikely to read it anyway. I thought it was a brilliant go of the total unreality of "reality" shows.(maybe there is some justice in the world after all-it /5().

Gridlock is a novel by Ben Elton.. Plot summary. The novel depicts a near-future London in which traffic congestion has reached almost critical levels, such that accidents in a few key places could bring the entire city's traffic network to a halt. The government is aware of the problem and plans a major new road-building program to relieve the : Ben Elton. Two Brothers I've loved all the Ben Elton books I've read so far but this one left me a bit flat I'm afraid. Jot Davies does a marvellous job of narration, bringing all the characters to life for us and as a history lesson it was great but too much narrative was wasted on the ensuring love in the book.


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Ben Elton made his debut as a published author in with the non-fiction book Bachelor Boys. His debut as a novelist came in with Stark. Below is a list of Ben Elton’s books in order of when they were originally released: Publication Order of Standalone Novels. ) Ben Elton is one of Britain's most provocative and entertaining writers.

From celebrity Ben Elton book climate change, from the First World War to the end of the world, his books give his unique perspective on some of the most controversial topics of our time. Published inTwo Brothers is Ben Elton’s most personal novel to date and for reason’s unknown it’s taken me seven years to read it.

Which, in my opinion, is 7 years too long and I really should have read this book sooner. Two Brothers is based around a Jewish family living in Berlin/5. Ben Elton's dark, savagely comic novel imagines a post-apocalyptic society where religious intolerance combines with a sex-obsessed, utterly egocentric culture.

In this world, nakedness is modesty, independent thought subversive, and ignorance is wisdom. A chilling vision of what's to come.

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Ben Elton has written for such TV shows as Blackadder, Mr. Bean, and The Young Ones. His novels include Dead Famous, The First Casualty, High Society, Inconceivable, and Popcorn.

Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission/5(). Dead Famous () is a comedy/whodunit novel by Ben Elton in which ratings for a reality TV show, very similar to Big Brother, rocket when a housemate is a typical whodunnit, Elton does not reveal the identity of the victim until around halfway into the : Ben Elton.

Another great Ben Elton book. Elton's unique and enthralling writing style creates a funny and vivid story, easy to pick up and hard to put down. As a fan of his books, this text, alongside High Society, stand out as favourites. Set in a future near-apocalyptic earth, the marketing battle over humanity's survival is on/5(69).

Ben Elton is about to put the "real" back into Reality TV in his biting satire of one of today's most popular cultural phenomena -- the TV talent show. 95, hopefuls. Three judges. Just one winner. And that's Colin Simms, the genius behind t. Ben Elton has never been afraid to say what some of us think no matter how 'un -pc' it may be.

This book is both a funny, sad and scarily true reflection of the world we now live in - where everyone is offended by everything and totally absurd issues are a /5().

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Berlin Two babies are born. Two brothers. United and indivisible, sharing everything. Twins in all but blood. Popcorn, a novel from British sitcom writer Ben Elton (Blackadder, The Young Ones), is the satirical novel done s style.

It is a book about the movies that indicts the movies, and that has every chance of being made into a movie/5(89). Ben Elton, Writer: The Young Ones. Ben Elton was born on May 3, in London, England as Benjamin Charles Elton. He is a writer and actor, known for The Young Ones (), Much Ado About Nothing () and Maybe Baby ().

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Ben Elton is a popular English comedian, actor, author, playwright, and director. He was the writer of the series such as The Young Ones, Blackadder and was a part of London's alternative comedy movement of the s. He has published 15 novels and written the musicals We Will Rock You, Love.

Identity Crisis by Ben Elton: The Premise. As with his previous books, there’s a lot going on and careful attention needs to be paid to keep up. In the opening chapters we learn that a trans woman has been murdered and the police haven’t got much in the way of clues.

Buy Identity Crisis by Elton, Ben (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().Ben Elton is a British author, comedian, director and playwright. He led the British alternative comedy movement in the ’s, as well as writing such infamous series as ‘Blackadder’ and ‘The Young Ones’.

He has also since published thirteen novels and written the longest running musical. Ben Elton’s multi-award winning career as both performer and writer encompasses some of the most memorable and incisive comedy of the past thirty-five years.

In addition to his hugely influential work as a stand-up comic, he was co-writer of TV hits The Young Ones and Blackadder and sole creator of The Thin Blue Line and Upstart Crow/5(34).