The Liar

The Liar Stephen Fry s breathtakingly outrageous debut novel by turns eccentric shocking brilliantly comic and achingly romantic Adrian Healey is magnificently unprepared for the long littleness of life unp
  • Title: The Liar
  • Author: Stephen Fry
  • ISBN: 004
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Liar
    Stephen Fry s breathtakingly outrageous debut novel, by turns eccentric, shocking, brilliantly comic and achingly romantic.Adrian Healey is magnificently unprepared for the long littleness of life unprepared too for the afternoon in Salzburg when he will witness the savage murder of a Hungarian violinist unprepared to learn about the Mendax device unprepared for mu Stephen Fry s breathtakingly outrageous debut novel, by turns eccentric, shocking, brilliantly comic and achingly romantic.Adrian Healey is magnificently unprepared for the long littleness of life unprepared too for the afternoon in Salzburg when he will witness the savage murder of a Hungarian violinist unprepared to learn about the Mendax device unprepared for murders and wholly unprepared for the truth The Liar is a thrilling, sophisticated and laugh out loud hilarious novel from a brilliantly talented writer Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 404 pages Published July 1st 2018 by Soho Press first published September 16th 1991 More Details Original Title The Liar ASIN B004HYHAXU Edition Language English Characters Adrian Healey, Donald Trefusis, David Pearce setting Cambridge University, England Other Editions 18 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about The Liar, please sign up

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  • Stephen Fry

    Stephen John Fry is an English comedian, writer, actor, humourist, novelist, poet, columnist, filmmaker, television personality and technophile As one half of the Fry and Laurie double act with his comedy partner, Hugh Laurie, he has appeared in A Bit of Fry and Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster He is also famous for his roles in Blackadder and Wilde, and as the host of QI In addition to writing fo Stephen John Fry is an English comedian, writer, actor, humourist, novelist, poet, columnist, filmmaker, television personality and technophile As one half of the Fry and Laurie double act with his comedy partner, Hugh Laurie, he has appeared in A Bit of Fry and Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster He is also famous for his roles in Blackadder and Wilde, and as the host of QI In addition to writing for stage, screen, television and radio he has contributed columns and articles for numerous newspapers and magazines, and has also written four successful novels and a series of memoirs.See also Mrs Stephen Fry as a pseudonym of the author

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  • Stephen Fry ranks among my favourite persons on earth There s something about his terribly English combination of wit, erudition and a dirty mind that never fails to delight me, and it shines brightly in The Liar, the first of the four novels he has published so far An irreverent and intelligent take on such British institutions as the public school novel, the Cambridge novel and the spy novel, it is best appreciated by people who have an affinity for such things, but really, anyone with [...]


  • Fry is a very funny comic actor, in Blackadder and the TV version of Bertie Jeeves, among others This debut novel concerns a young lad at a prep school, who later or is he lying becomes a street prostitute and then, under the tutelage of his supremely arch and worldly mentor at Cambridge, becomes involved in an international espionage drama, which turns out to be not at all what it seems than once.Although Fry writes some sharp and funny dialogue, this book never really decides Fry is a very fun [...]


  • Who says you can t read smut and improve your vocabulary at the same time Although I m not sure how well bottomite will serve at Scrabble


  • Stephen Fry should stick to acting The Liar is a valiant effort, and it is clear Fry is well versed in significant english literary tropesbut this is far from making him a good writer The construction of the story is as sickeningly clever as the main character but ultimately also just as superficial and emptyand in contrast to the main character also kind of sloppy Fry uses time worn devices to confuse, obscure and misdirect effective for what turns out to be a ha ha got you spy no Stephen Fry s [...]


  • Loved, loved, loved it And I can see where others wouldn t.The dialogue reads like white water rafting The story telling tantalizes and satisfies like the tongue in cheek sex scenes no pun intended that work themselves onto every third page And the hero, Adrian, should be the sort of character I detest, the kind that ruins the whole book for me But the near perfect collage that are his lies and truths, his desires and apathies, yanks at every sense until smitten sounds too gentle a desc Loved, l [...]


  • Not one word of the following is true Stephen Fry started out his book with this proclamation I ve always loved British Humor and quite frankly, I ve always liked Stephen Fry so I had great expectations for this book I wasn t disappointed In fact, I was rather quite surprised I didn t expect it to be this good Adrian Healey the protagonist, a modern Oscar Wilde type who is also a compulsive liar, hence the title is so witty, so charmingly smart well, most of the characters are indeed Not one wor [...]



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