Free Shipping in Australia on over 5 million books in stock
Where Have All the Bullets Gone? By Spike Milligan

Where Have All the Bullets Gone?

In Stock
$16.99
inc. GST
Offers an account of life as a Bombardier in World War Two that sees our hero dispatched from the front line to psychiatric hospital and from there to a rehabilitation camp.
Only 1 left

Where Have All the Bullets Gone? Summary


Where Have All the Bullets Gone? by Spike Milligan

Where Have All the Bullets Gone? is volume five of Spike Milligan's outrageous, hilarious, legendary War Memoirs.

'Back to those haunting days in Italy in 1944, at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, with lava running in great red rivulets down the slope towards us, and Jock taking a drag on his cigarette and saying, "I think we've got grounds for a rent rebate."'

The fifth volume of Spike Milligan's unsurpassed account of life as a Bombardier in World War Two sees our hero dispatched from the front line to psychiatric hospital and from there to a rehabilitation camp. Considered loony (and 'unfit to be killed in combat by either side'), he becomes embroiled in his own private battle with melancholy. But it is music, wit and a little help from his friends - including one Gunner Harry Secombe - that help carry him through to his first stage appearances ...

'Desperately funny, vivid, vulgar' Sunday Times

'Milligan is the Great God to all of us' John Cleese

'The Godfather of Alternative Comedy' Eddie Izzard

'That absolutely glorious way of looking at things differently. A great man' Stephen Fry

Spike Milligan was one of the greatest and most influential comedians of the twentieth century. Born in India in 1918, he served in the Royal Artillery during WWII in North Africa and Italy. At the end of the war, he forged a career as a jazz musician, sketch-show writer and performer, before joining forces with Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe to form the legendary Goon Show. Until his death in 2002, he had success as on stage and screen and as the author of over eighty books of fiction, memoir, poetry, plays, cartoons and children's stories.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in Australia
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

Where Have All the Bullets Gone? Reviews


The most irreverent, hilarious book about the war that I have ever read * Sunday Express *
Brilliant verbal pyrotechnics ... throwaway lines and marvelous anecdotes * Daily Mail *
Desperately funny, vivid, vulgar * Sunday Times *
Close in stature to Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear in his command of the profound art of nonsense * Guardian *
Milligan is the Great God to all of us -- John Cleese
The Godfather of Alternative Comedy -- Eddie Izzard
That absolutely glorious way of looking at things differently. A great man -- Stephen Fry
Manifestly a genius, a comic surrealist genius and had no equal -- Terry Wogan
A totally original comedy writer -- Michael Palin

About Spike Milligan


Spike Milligan was one of the greatest and most influential comedians of the twentieth century. Born in India in 1918, he served in the Royal Artillery during WWII in North Africa and Italy. At the end of the war, he forged a career as a jazz musician, sketch-show writer and performer, before joining forces with Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe to form the legendary Goon Show. Until his death in 2002, he had success as on stage and screen and as the author of over eighty books of fiction, memoir, poetry, plays, cartoons and children's stories.

Additional information

GOR006385620
Where Have All the Bullets Gone? by Spike Milligan
Spike Milligan
Spike Milligan War Memoirs
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2012-07-25
288
024195813X
9780241958131
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.