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One Leg Too Few - The Adventures of Peter Cook & Dudley Moore by William Cook

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zone6mum Thu 03-Oct-13 06:49:46

Ok so this might seem an unlikely tale for Mumsnet, being about a couple of blokes with 7 marriages between them. I bought it for my Dad (who's about the same age Cook & Moore would be now) after reading a rave review in The Sunday Times. I'm going to have to get him another copy because it's riveting, hilarious and heartbreaking. It is a beautifully written account of a friendship that created the best, most iconic comedy for 2 decades, but that was ultimately destroyed by drink and rivalry. So that's my Xmas shopping done ... wink

BeerTricksPotter Thu 03-Oct-13 07:06:07

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zone6mum Tue 08-Oct-13 14:44:57

Thanks BeerTricks. Harry Thompson's book is brilliant. This one has a different feel and tells a different kind of story.

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