More, Please: An Autobiography

Author(s): Barry Humphries

Biography, Memoir & Autobiography

Get a fascinating insight into the man behind the make-up and glasses in Barry Humphries' one and only autobiography Because Barry Humphries has deliberately furnished would-be biographers with whimsical fictions and blatant mystifications, the true details of his life are among the best-kept secrets of our time. More Please, prophetically his first utterance, reveals the man behind the actor. This best-selling book moves from suburban Australia of the 1930s, 40s and 50s to Humphries' international stardom and his revelations and confessions will astonish his vast audience, being so wildly at odds with all that has gone before.


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Winner of Joe Ackerley Prize 1993.

Barry Humphries, sometimes known as Dame Edna Everage, is the author of several books and many plays. More Please, his first autobiographical work, won the J.R. Ackerley Prize in 1993 and was described by Auberon Waugh as 'an extraordinary cocktail of a book ... a literary masterpiece', and as 'marvellously funny' by Sir Alec Guinness. Since his success on the Broadway stage in 1999, Barry Humphries has been in perpetual motion performing throughout the United States.

General Fields

  • : 9780140231939
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Penguin Books
  • : July 1997
  • : 201mm X 133mm X 27mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Barry Humphries
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 792.7/028/092 B
  • : 352
  • : Performing arts; Biography & autobiography: film, television, music, theatre
  • : illustrations