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  • Published: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407061627
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

Awkward Situations for Men




The best humour book by a UK writer for a decade

DANNY WALLACE IS A MAN. And a man is a very tricky thing to be these days. A toe-curling moment, a embarrassing faux-pas or a bewildering social situation is always just round the corner. Danny, for example, says the wrong thing about a friend's baby; accidentally follows a woman down a dark street; has his party gate-crashed by a minor celebrity; and even discovers the pleasures of wearing pyjamas (exciting isn't it!). He breaks all the rules; hides a pastry; accidentally spits on someone; tricks Su Pollard; and (we've all been there) avoids his old hairdresser. And then there are the times when he has an argument with a bishop; experiences stage fright in the men's room; gets his wife a treat; and (eventually) helps a lady who has accidentally got her skirt all hitched up. As we follow a year in his life - and it becomes obvious to the attentive reader that here is a man who finds it a challenge to even look after himself properly - an even greater responsibility looms on the horizon... Once you have read this book you will see Awkward Situations everywhere you go and life will never be the same again. And, it's very, very funny.

  • Pub date: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407061627
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

About the Author

Danny Wallace

Danny Wallace is a Sunday Times-bestselling author who lives in London. His first book, Join Me, was described as a ‘word-of-mouth phenomenon’ by The Bookseller and ‘one of the funniest stories you will ever read’ by the Daily Mail. His second book, Yes Man – in which he decided to say ‘Yes’ to everything – became a hugely successful film with Jim Carrey in the lead role.

His column in ShortList magazine reaches more than 1.3 million readers weekly. He was the PPA Columnist of the Year 2011 and the Arqiva Radio Presenter of the Year 2012 for his work as the host of the triple Sony Award-winning Xfm Breakfast Show with Danny Wallace. GQ magazine has called him: ‘One of Britain’s great writing talents’.

www.dannywallace.com

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Praise for Awkward Situations for Men

“Laugh out-loud reading. Prepare to guffaw at the brilliantly ridiculous thoughts that can cross a bloke's mind”

Heat

“Comedy genius”

Daily Record


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