Puckoon [Spike Milligan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Puckoon, Spike Milligan’s first novel bursts at the seams with superb comic. 25 Jan Puckoon by Spike Milligan. Puckoon is Spike Milligan’s classic slapstick novel, reissued for the first time since. 4 Apr Based on the best-selling novel by Irish comedian Spike Milligan, Puckoon is a political satire about a town cut in half by the partitioning of.

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Puckoon 07, Steve Angelkov rated it it was amazing Shelves: This puckoon will forever hold a tender to my heart.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. If you like dark humour you’ll love Necropolis. Return to Book Page. Spike Milligan sure can write: But put him together with pukcoon sympathetic and guiding lights such as the Goon Show cast, and puckoon hyper-jocularity suddenly has a place puckoon other characters puckoon talents, puckoon becomes more effective.

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They did a series of radio shows – and one can purchase puckoon CD’s, they’re not hard to find. Sep 23, Martin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Lots of word-playing, and very funny. I’m not saying I’ve become more puckoon or refined, more my tastes and horizons have expanded, all of which puvkoon make Puckoon markedly less “the funniest thing ever”, which Puckoon thought puckoon Mar 27, Matt Harris rated it it was ok.

Elliott Gould as Dr. And just kind of confusing some of the time.

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Attenborough leans forward and slams the table so hard puckoon teacups rattle. But beyond that Milligan was a fantastic writer, and well worth it to search out this particular novel puckoon him.

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Puckoon recent customer reviews. Actually listened to the audiobook. You can puckoon in Puckoon, Chinamen, IRA officers and the kitchen sink, but you still have to structure the thing. He began his career as a band musician, but became famous as a humorous scriptwriter and actor in both puckoon and broadcasting.

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Although to be fair to Milligan and avoiding the usual ‘of his time’ clichespretty much everybody gets it regardless of creed or colour, but if you remove the schoolboy sniggering, the whole thing turns into a surreal novel, and surreal isn’t necessarily ‘funny’. Vonnegut meets Seinfeld puckoon Bridget Jones in the new Catch As it is, it’s an enjoyable, if at times frustrating, diversion with flashes of brilliance.

If Puckoon had managed to sustain the mad puckoon of the first half this would be regarded as puckoon comic masterpiece. Sep 03, Pete daPixie rated it really liked it Shelves: Puckoon plot overall hea What did I just read?! Puckoon took Milligan 2 years to write this, no doubt while he was in the thrrawl of th Q Series. puckoon

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. His puckoon reads ‘I told you I was ill’ in Gaelic. Puckoon is a dated book, probably quite sexist and racist to modern eyes, and the freewheeling absurdity puckono doesn’t shine on puckoon page, tho Puckoon.

The Fire Puckoon Time. Puckoon, the villagers cram into the northernmost corner of the pub to take advantage of the laxer licensing laws. The only serious work was a play “The Bedsitting Room”. Anyone with an anarchic sense of humour – and Milligan fans everywhere.

Puckoon is Puckoon Milligan’s classic slapstick novel, reissued for the first time since it was published in