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Yes Man

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Yes Man By (author) Danny WallaceI have to start by saying that I’m not altogether sure whether I enjoyed ‘Yes Man’ or not. I have loved Danny Wallace’s books and madcap ideas in the past, so I was hugely looking forward to it – but for some reason, it didn’t quite do it for me. Having said that, there were parts that I enjoyed a lot, but I did feel there were some problems with the book (for me) which I will attempt to explain.

Firstly, I will give a brief outline of the story. Danny talks at the beginning of the book about how he was becoming a bit of a recluse and turning down all his friends’ invitations for drinks, parties, etc. All this changes though when one night the tube train he is on is stopped and everyone has to take a bus.


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Mission ‘Friends Like These’

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Friends Like These by Danny WallaceI have been a fan of Danny Wallace for quite a while now – ever since I read his collaboration with Dave Gorman on the book ‘Are You Dave Gorman?’ Since then Danny has gone on to write a number of books of his own, all based on mad boyish escapades which manage to take him to far flung places and sometimes land him in a bit of bother! His latest book that I have read – Friends like These – is written in the same vein, although it does have some quite thought provoking and poignant moments too. It is also quite mad as well, which is the style I have come to know and love from Danny Wallace!

As he writes this book, Danny is fast approaching his thirtieth birthday which seems to be causing him a bit of a crisis. Although he is happily married to Lizzie, they own their own home and he has an interesting career;

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