Written on: 10/04/2009 by necromancer
its as if he was the kid next door when you were growing up and all the observations you can relate to.
i to was a kid from the rola cola era and listening to him reminds me of what we had , a much simpler way of life.
i read it on the bus to drown out all the rubbish music kids play these days (oh god i sound like me nan ) and when i read chapter the holy white triangle i could not keep my laughter in .
my journey is never long enough for me to finish a chapter so i am still reading and... (read more)
Written on: 14/04/2008
The book was well written and so funny i hope there will be another book out soon. I loved the book it was though i was there in the room with him i was sorry when i got to the end of the book (read more)
Written on: 19/12/2007 by Chill33 (1 review written)
I found Peter Kay's autobiography "The Sound Of Laughter" to be a brilliant read. It was entertaining and funny. I Just couldn't put it down! I could hear him speaking as I read. (read more)
Written on: 09/03/2007 by rds1
I got this book as a birthday present on Tuesday so it has to get 10/10 for value for money.
Firstly, as you might have read from the other reviews, this book only takes you from Kay's childhood to the brink of fame. It is obvious that they have saved his career as a comedian for another book to make a bit more money. I honestly don't mind this because the book is still a terrific read in its own right and Kay does give you a lot about himself that you would never find on Wikipedia for... (read more)
Written on: 31/12/2006 by SRM (4 reviews written)
An interesting read, with deep insight into everyday life. More suitable for the older audience who can relate to the era of Peter's childhood, as they can reminisce about the bygone days. However, a younger audience wanting a colourful history of his modern work such as Max & Paddy and Phoenix Nights could be disappointed with the Peter Kay Sound of Laughter autobiography. (read more)
Written on: 06/12/2006 by 2 Jags (34 reviews written)
Peter Kay the Sound of Laughter is the latest Christmas Cash-In from this comedy icon. While I like Kay and most of his work, I can't help but feel a slightly bitter taste in my mouth with regards to this book. This is because it only charts Peter's pre-success days and while he regales stories of his childhood and part time jobs with some style, one has to wonder if we would have been better served with a proper autobiography which talks about his life after he found the limelight. Any... (read more)
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