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Michael Palin

Michael Palin
BBC

MICHAEL PALIN is a comedian, novelist, actor, playwright, and founding member of Monty Python. He is the author of the novel Hemingway's Chair as well as several books on the history of Monty Python, including The Pythons, and numerous travel guides, including Brazil and Sahara.  He also happens to be one of the funniest people on the planet.  He lives in London, England.

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Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years by Michael Palin--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to Michael Palin read from his book Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years in this audiobook excerpt. Michael Palin's diaries begin in the late 1960s when he began writing for hugely popular programs. He recounts how Monty Python emerged and triumphed. From the success and cult status brought by Monty Python, Palin shares stories from their world tours, their stay at hotels recently trashed by Led Zeppelin, their battles over censorship, and how individually the Pythons went their separate ways.

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Michael Palin Diaries

Michael Palin
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

The third volume of Michael Palin's witty and insightful diaries, following the former Python as his already prolific carrer took an unexpected turn towards travel.

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The Truth

Michael Palin
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

"An ingeniously plotted, beautifully written and hugely enjoyable book that raises tricky questions about... our need for heroes [and] the price of personal compromise.'"—The Daily Telegraph...

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Hemingway's Chair

Michael Palin
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Martin Sproale is an assistant postmaster obsessed with Ernest Hemingway. Martin lives in a small English village, where he studies his hero and putters about harmlessly--until an ambitious outsider,...

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