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10 thoughts on “Halfway To Hollywood (Palin Diaries, #2)

  1. says:

    I would happily spend one hour every day in a papoose affixed to Michael Palin s front listening to him speak I haven t put this plan to him yet.


  2. says:

    I enjoyed this one eventhan the first volume Sure, we all got drawn in to read behind the scenes stories of Python, but these books give so muchSocial commentary, rubbing elbows with famous people, the frustrations and elation of trying to create while trying to be a responsible family man and aware citizen and it s all accomplished with great humor This second volume is so pleasing on so many levels, I may re read his journals from Around The World In 80 Days, which is where t I enjoyed this one eventhan the first volume Sure, we all got drawn in to read behind the scenes stories of Python, but these books give so muchSocial commentary, rubbing elbows with famous people, the frustrations and elation of trying to create while trying to be a responsible family man and aware citizen ...


  3. says:

    A year in the reading Admittedly I wouldn t be able to read his diaries as novels however Palin s diaries are easy to read and have a wonderful style that allows you to see the history of London through his un celebrity marred eyes Whereas his last installment The Python Years were often laugh out loud funny, this nearly decade is a muchgrown up affair and to be honest the peep inside George Harrison s house, John Cleese s life and Jamie Lee Curtis s kissing style is beguiling The en A year in the reading Admittedly ...


  4. says:

    Not as fast paced as the first installment of his diaries, however still very interesting We get to know a lot about life in the 80 s through MP eyes in this book, especially life in Margaret Thatcher s England We also get a lot of insight at the film industry, and how it works from writing a book, to produce it, film it and t...


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    There s probably an argument that this second volume of Palin s diaries is the dull one, charting the period between Palin s most memorable career highlights Monty Python and his travel documentaries Yet this supposedly fallow period one where even Palin retrospectively notes that he didn t seem to know what or who he was produced, among other things, The Meaning of Life and A Fish Called Wanda.In some ways these uncertain times make forinteresting reading than the slightly breakneck p There s probably an argument that this second volume of Palin s diaries is the dull one, charting the period between Palin s most memorable career highlights Monty Python and his travel documentaries Yet this supposedly fallow period one where even Palin retrospectively notes that he...


  6. says:

    After his engaging and amusing The Python Years Diaries, Michael Palin brings us the next phase of his working life, in which his time was dominated by writing, producing and acting.As I writer I found this fascinating the highs and lows of the screen and novel writing processes, the endless waiting for other people s reactions and thoughts, and the problems encountered once production begins This is mixed with his continuing relationships with the other Pythons, his desire to do something d After his engaging and amusing The Python Years Diaries, Michael Palin brings us the next phase of his working life, in which his time was dominated by writing, producing and acting.As I writer I found this fascinating the highs and lows of the screen and novel writing pr...


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  8. says:

    I read this as I m an inveterate auto biography reader but had my reservations re author since I ve never liked Monty Python nor any kind of pratfalls substituting for humour movies.Had I enjoyed this I would have bought the two others in the series, even though out of order reading but I ll pass on them.The milieu of this man s life was boring, from the people to his manic dashing hither and yon activities He managed to transition from a touching obscurity to acclaimed wealth by, it seems, acc I read this as I m an inveterate auto biography reader but had my reservations re author since I ve never liked Monty Python nor any kind of pratfalls substituting for humour movies.Had I enjoyed this I would have bought the two others in the series, even though out of order reading but I ll pass on them.The milieu of this man s life was boring, from the people...


  9. says:

    Not as good as the 1988 1998 travel diaries but still pretty interesting.


  10. says:

    I put read but really did not finish this just too long and dull So much of it was just meetings and going running etc I will try another of his books but notdiaries


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Halfway To Hollywood (Palin Diaries, #2) Halfway To Hollywood Book Description The Second Volume Of Michael Palin S Diaries, Covering The 1980s, The Decade In Which The Monty Python Gang Grew Apart As They Forged Separate Careers Following The Success Of Monty Python S Meaning Of Life , Palin Found Success Writing And Acting In Films And Television, Including A Fish Called Wanda , Time Bandits And A Private Function As Well As His Career, His Family Also Flourished, As His Children Entered Their Teens Illustrated In Colour And B W.