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How Not to Be a Boy

Autor: Robert Webb
Sprecher: Robert Webb
Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 52 Min.
5 out of 5 stars (15 Bewertungen)
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Inhaltsangabe

Rules for Being a Man:

  • Don't cry
  • Love sport
  • Play rough
  • Drink beer
  • Don't talk about feelings

But Robert Webb has been wondering for some time now: are those rules actually any use? To anyone?

Looking back over his life, from schoolboy crushes (on girls and boys) to discovering the power of making people laugh (in the Cambridge Footlights with David Mitchell), and from losing his beloved mother to becoming a husband and father, Robert Webb considers the absurd expectations boys and men have thrust upon them at every stage of life. Hilarious and heartbreaking, How Not to Be a Boy explores the relationships that made Robert who he is as a man, the lessons we learn as sons and daughters, and the understanding that sometimes you aren't the Luke Skywalker of your life - you're actually Darth Vader.

©2017 Robert Webb (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Kritikerstimmen

"Quite simply brilliant. I (genuinely) cried. I (genuinely) laughed out loud. It's profound, touching, personal yet universal. I loved it." (JK Rowling)
"Takes us deftly from hilarity to heart-stopping hurt.... A truly great read." (Dawn French)
"A witty and honest coming-of-age story." (Ian Rankin)
"If you have ever loved, liked or known a man, please read this book." (Katy Brand)
"A brilliant, brave book." (Matt Lucas)

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I love this guy!

...made me cry, laugh out loud and think, wow, this is the men I know

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Funny performance; male gender bashing clichés

Robert Webb is a very entertaining narrator and storyteller.

Sadly, his 'greater mission' is just the usual pseudo-liberal male gender bashing stuff. Disappointing and not very clever in that respect.

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