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QI Annual 2009

John Mitchinson

The QI Annual 2009, by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson, is a celeb-packed comedy book, published to coincide with the top rated new BBC2 series.

Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571244140
Date Published
06.11.2008
Delivery
All orders are sent via Royal Mail and are tracked: choose from standard or premium delivery.
Summary

The festive fiefdom of QI follows last year’s estimable ‘E’ Annual with a farrago of ‘F’-themed fabulousness. Filled with the fabrications of Fry and friends, it’s a feast of fascinating facts, from fish and frogs to ferrets and Freemasons, from the frozen fields of Finland to the fruit-fringed forests of Fiji, filled with flies, flags, flamingos, fleas, floods, flowers, fog, food, football, forests, fossils, fungi, fur and furniture . . . You get the idea. It’s the nearest you’ll get to having the phenomenal BBC show live in your front room. It’s often said that 96% of the universe is missing, composed of so-called ‘dark matter’. But isn’t it interesting that the remaining 4% can be compressed into just 96 pages of fabulous, free-wheeling fun?

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John Mitchinson is from the world of books. The original Marketing Director of Waterstone’s, he became Managing Director of Cassell, where he published The Beatles, Michael Palin and Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, and now runs Unbound. He’s with Einstein: ‘There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other…

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