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Adrians Extrablatt

4.06  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Another likely best-seller from Adrian Plass, A Year at St Yorick's will do for the Church of England what the Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass did for charismatic Christians. Remember the Sacred Diarist trying to take spiritual authority over a paper clip? This time Adrian Plass turns his satirical yet affectionate eye on the Church of England, in this spoof collection of mon ...more
Published 1999 by Brendow (first published 1998)
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Jan 02, 2009 Leah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spirituality, fiction
What can I say? This book was screamingly hialrious for anyone who has grown up in the church and understands all the drama involved. The book is composed of one year's worth of the church newsletter from St. Yorick's parish. Each month, the vicar writes an intro, there is a witty cartoon, a children's corner, and tons of other hilarious articles in Plass's classic british humor. I love his books. simply can't get enough.

If you want to order this book, you'll have to find it used on Amazon since
This is a fictional church magazine over 12 months, written in typical Plass style ironic humour, complete with misprints and typos.

Amusing in places, even a little thought-provoking at times, but not up to the author's usual brilliance. Worth reading if you like this kind of thing or are a fan of the author - or as a book to dip into rather than reading from start to finish.
Feb 25, 2012 Jo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Definitely Plass's funniest book, and the only one I wouldn't have been embarrassed to offer to non-Christians to read. The C of E offers him a lot more scope for humour than the nameless evangelical sect that the Sacred Diarist belongs to, and he can do jokes that aren't quite so tame. I still laugh about the flatshare advert 'due to previous occupant's abrupt departure and hospitalisation.'
May 05, 2013 Kath rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed this, made me laugh out loud on occasion. A few poignant parts as well. Easy to read and dip into with many recognisable caricatures.
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Adrian Plass is a writer and speaker who has produced over thirty books in the last twenty years. The best known of these is probably The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass, a gentle satire on the modern church, which has sold hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide. This and other books have travelled to other countries and are translated into a number of foreign languages. Other books include biogra ...more
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