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Michael McIntyre has become Britain's biggest comedy star. His debut stand-up DVD, Live & Laughing, was the fastest selling of all time, only to be eclipsed by his second, Hello Wembley, that sold over 1.4 million copies and was the 2009 Christmas number one. He hosts his own BAFTA nominated BBC1 series, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, and won the British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand-up in 2009 following his record breaking fifty-four date Arena tour. But how did he get there? Michael reveals all in his remarkably honest and hilarious autobiography Life & Laughing. His showbiz roots, his appalling attempts to attract the opposite sex, his fish-out-of-water move from public to state school and his astonishing journey from selling just one ticket at the Edinburgh Festival to selling half a million tickets on his last tour. Michael's story is riveting, poignant, romantic and above all very, very funny.

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    Michael McIntyre

    Slow to start but soon warmed up. A feel-good read with a twist on the usual rags to riches biographies as Mr M clearly began his life in a very comfortable place. Lovely to explore the trials and tribulations of his rise to success and appreciate the less than glamorous struggle to fame and fortune.

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    Life and Laughing

    A really good book. It was good to read about Michael's life. He is quite often just as funny in print as he is live.

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    Funny

    Sees the funny side in all of life, especially the failures and painful experiences. Enjoyed it throughout though a bit cocky towards the end.

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    Wow

    Amazing book!! Couldn't put it down and almost had me in tears of happiness for him at the end. Love this man and have both his DVDs I watch a lot. So out of this world.

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    Brilliant!

    A fantastic read

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