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Jem Roberts

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• Stephen Fry: "Jem manages to write about popular cultural institutions with knowledge and affection, while avoiding the dismal traps of nerdy fanboyism on the one hand or grandiose cultural pseudo-intellectualism on the other. His research is flawless and the results are readable, illuminating and delightful."
• Tim Brooke-Taylor: "An incredibly good job – and he got it right. It’s difficult for me to judge it totally objectively because it’s all about me, me, me and a few others. But I found it very readable indeed..."
• Brian Blessed: "Tell them, 'Brian loves and trusts me.' What you're doing is so worthwhile, KEEP AT IT!"
• Barry Cryer: "You're very charming, it's a pleasure to go on about it."
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Average rating: 3.85 · 486 ratings · 77 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Frood: The Authorised a...

3.72 avg rating — 196 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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The Complete & Unadulterate...

3.95 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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The Clue Bible: The Fully A...

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Soupy Twists! The Full Offi...

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Tales of Britain

3.79 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2019 — 2 editions
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Fab Fools: The Last Ever Un...

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You and 42: THE HITCHHIKER’...

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A Espetacular e Incrível Vida de Douglas Adams e do Guia do M... by Jem Roberts
"Uma leitura dupal pra quem quiser conhecer mais sobre a vida do mingo e sobre a história da criação do Mochileiro, desde as primeiras e mais leves influências até as obras com a marca lançadas após sua morte.

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The Frood by Jem Roberts
"More entertaining, in some ways, than the latter range of Adams' own books, and instructive in its gentle criticism."
The Frood by Jem Roberts
"Astonishingly good biography of the life and works of DNA, rigorously researched, and engagingly written."
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Higher Than The Sun by Tim Worthington
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Not On Your Telly by Tim Worthington
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The Very Best Of Paintbox by Tim Worthington
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The Complete & Unadulterated True History of the Blackadder by Jem Roberts
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“Writer’s Disease: About ninety per cent of your time is wasted on totally pointless and distracting activity, and only about ten per cent is actually spent dreaming up and composing and shaping and honing all those wonderful, exciting, soul-stirring excuses for not having got anything written.”
Jem Roberts, The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy




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