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Hidden Words By Spike Milligan

Hidden Words
by Spike Milligan

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A collection of tender(ish) moments. It consists of three individual volumes now collected together ("Small Dreams Of A Scorpion", "Open Heart University" and "The Mirror Running") as well as a number of previously unpublished poems.
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Hidden Words Summary


Hidden Words: Collected Poems by Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan's Hidden Words: Collected Poems is an emotional, surprising collection of tender(ish) moments.

The complete poems of Spike Milligan, Hidden Words consists of three individual volumes now collected together (SMALL DREAMS OF A SCORPION, OPEN HEART UNIVERSITY and THE MIRROR RUNNING) as well as a number of previously unpublished poems. The famously funny and rude poems are there, as well as a number of darker poems written during the war.

'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.

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About Spike Milligan


Spike Milligan was born in India in 1918, and was the star of the infamous Goon Shows. He has written many books, including a series of humorous war memoirs and most recently a number of re-workings of famous books.

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GOR001183333
Hidden Words: Collected Poems by Spike Milligan
Spike Milligan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1997-12-04
192
0140587888
9780140587883
N/A
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