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Ayoade on Top

Richard Ayoade

At last, the definitive book about possibly the best cabin crew dramedy ever filmed from one of the most ‘insubstantial’ people of our age.

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ISBN
9780571339150
Date Published
03.09.2019
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Summary

Richard Ayoade – in this foren, perhaps one of the most ‘insubstantial’ people of our age, takes us on a journey from Peckham to Paris by way of Nevada and other places we don’t care about. It’s a journey deep within, in a way that’s respectful and non-invasive; a journey for which we will all pay a heavy price, even if you’ve waited for the smaller paperback edition.

Ayoade argues for the canonisation of this brutal masterpiece, a film that celebrates capitalism in all its victimless glory; one we might imagine Donald Trump himself half-watching on his private jet’s gold-plated flat screen while his other puffy eye scans the cabin for fresh, young prey.”

Critic Reviews

‘If the narrative delights of 2003 romcom View From The Top had until now escaped you, comic multi-hyphenate Ayoade offers a forensic close reading of the unloved box office flop starring pre-Goop Gwyneth Paltrow as a lovesick flight attendant. The film, of course, is terrible- the humour droll and discreetly acidic.’

Financial Times, Best Books of the Year (Film)
RichardAyoade

Richard Ayoade is a writer and director.In addition to directing and co-writing Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, he has adapted and directed Joe Dunthorne’s novel Submarine for the screen, and is the co-writer (with Avi Korine) and director of the film, The Double.As an actor he is best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Maurice Moss…

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