THE NAME’S DOPPLEGANGER
Devil May Care was the book. James Bond and all that you know but not by Mr. Fleming, by Mr. Faulks writing "as" Ian Fleming. Yes really, that’s what it says on the front cover, Sebastian Faulks writing as Ian Fleming.
The former has undertaken the challenge of creating a literary impression of the latter, how clever, but does it work ? You bet your golden gun it does. I flicked through some old Bond books to check.
Of course if you think about it, it shouldn’t be that difficult a thing to do, if you can write in the first place and if you are well versed in your subject in the second place. All still very clever though.
This got me to thinking however, I remember when, during a particularly slow fifth day at a test match somewhere probably Trent Bridge, Graham Gooch, whilst bowling, started doing impressions of other more well known England bowlers. It was hilarious, especially his take on Bob Willis, his trailing arm flapping in the wind behind him. This then got me thinking, whether Lewis
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In our gang, no one can zip off for a sneaky fag qicker than South African Suzie, no one can laugh suddenly and then continue like a drain for no apparent reason like Adam ‘All, no one can stand on a chair and sing from the musicals like our Exec Producer Hells Bells and not wonder that we all think she’s insane, which she is. Helen by the way is currently getting stressed
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Welcome back !!!!!!!!!!
good to be back in the chair and all that . .
All well over here the house move is finally happening, colours, couches and carpets considered, beds being bought, paint purchased rollers rolling, etc etc . . .
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Comment number 3. At 15:52 20th Oct 2008, Super Bagpuss wrote: glad to see you back CLP
re books I’m sure more books have been published after virignia andrews died then she actually wrote lots of family members writing in her style!
super bp x
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Comment number 4. At 15:53 20th Oct 2008, Jen Ewan wrote: Thank the Lord you’re back.
It makes the top part of the blog alive and well again too.
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Comment number 5. At 15:59 20th Oct 2008, michmel wrote: Welcome back CLP.
Glad you had a good holiday.
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Comment number 7. At 16:07 20th Oct 2008, clodaghrubbish wrote: Welcome back Christoff Lambie Pie. And next time yous decide to bog off just as I land back from me latest missionary trip to County Monaghan, kindly check with me first would yous, Renee’s had me parked in front of Paul O’Grady all week.
As for the mimicry, I can’t help myself with certain friends; if I have to relate some tall tale concerning a mate I always descend into character. It’s people’s foibles that make them interesting, n’est ce pas.Articles Connexes：