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Le grand livre des Monty Python

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Not that big...or particularly red. Pages of silliness based on the original television series.
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Published November 10th 1999 by Le Cherche-midi Editeur (first published 1972)
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Manny
From the Medical Quiz:
A woman's breasts are full of

a) milk

b) fun

c) naughty secrets
My helpful piece of advice for the day: if you didn't find the above amusing, you probably won't like the rest of Monty Python's Big Red Book either.
Ian Wood
Feb 12, 2008 Ian Wood rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: monty-python
‘Monty Python’s Big Red Book’ was probably the first ever TV tie-in cash in Christmas book. The material is drawn from the first two series of ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ but great TV sketch material does not make for a great book.

However ‘Monty Python’s Big Red Book’ is served better than most comedy books in that it has Terry Gilliam and his perfect graphic design to make it look absolutely fantastic. And so this book should be ideal for anyone wanting a beautiful looking book to remind th
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Tara Calaby
Sep 13, 2015 Tara Calaby rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: britcom, tv-tie-in, own
I hate to think how many times I read this book when I was in the full grip of my Monty Python obsession.
Shelley
Dec 29, 2011 Shelley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loony fun :)
Bas
Jun 13, 2012 Bas rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of MP's Flying Circus
While it's not actually red and the being big is subject to discussion (big pages versus not a lot of pages) and I'm unsure if it can actually be called a book, it IS very silly.

Monty Python's Big Red Book is basically a collection of various short, foolish things. There are riddles, trivia (did you know the human penis can actually be used for peeing too?), a lot of nude ladies (with naughty bits), poems and songs (tiddle tiddle bing bang bong), ridiculous illustrations by Terry Gilliam and oth
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Roy
Jul 01, 2016 Roy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
First Python book I ever read when I was 15 back at the end of the seventies . Very funny bit s and pictures , wish I still had it .
Iain Watson
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Graham Chapman was an English comedian, actor, writer, physician and one of the six members of the Monty Python comedy troupe. He was also the lead actor in their two narrative films, playing King Arthur in Monty Python and the Holy Grail and the title character in Monty Python's Life of Brian.
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