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Private Eye The First 50 Years

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To mark the 50th anniversary of the magazine in 2011, Adam Macqueen has produced a fascinating A-Z history of Private Eye.
Hardcover, 311 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Private Eye
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Ipswichblade
Jun 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great book on the history of Private Eye. Published in 2011 so not quite up to date
Lemonade and
Sep 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is a brilliant book on the history of Private Eye, I would recommend it for any reader of the Eye, new or old. Since I'm relatively new to the Eye (Hislop Era) there were many things I did not know about the old gang, it also gave a more accurate account of the editorship changing hands (and of course, the subsequent coup) it includes copies of letters from Hislop - I actually do have a letter from him after writing in one time- and Ingrams, along with previously unpublished cartoons and me ...more
Samuel B.  Shaw
Sep 24, 2011 rated it really liked it
I was never a big fan of Private Eye, but my dad is. After having read this book about the history, humour and court cases of the magazine, I might buy the mag or flick through my dad's 10 year collection of them.
Terry Clague
Dec 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Utterly, utterly brilliant from A to Z across 311 pages. Best. Christmas present. Ever. As any fule no.
Lewis
Feb 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Fascinating and funny book that provides a window onto life inside Private Eye - a must read if you're a fan of the magazine.
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