The Timewaster Letters [NOOK Book]

Overview

For several years, Robin Cooper has been plaguing department stores, hotels,associations, fan clubs and a certain children's book publisher with his letters. From Prince Charles to the Peanut Council, Harrods to the British Halibut Association - no one is safe. So who is Robin Cooper? Architect, thimble designer, trampoline tester and wasp expert, Robin Cooper is all of these things - it just depends on the person he's writing to...
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The Timewaster Letters

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Overview

For several years, Robin Cooper has been plaguing department stores, hotels,associations, fan clubs and a certain children's book publisher with his letters. From Prince Charles to the Peanut Council, Harrods to the British Halibut Association - no one is safe. So who is Robin Cooper? Architect, thimble designer, trampoline tester and wasp expert, Robin Cooper is all of these things - it just depends on the person he's writing to...
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Editorial Reviews

Guardian
Probably the funniest book you'll read this year.
National Post
Just as amusing as his letters are the courteous, bemused responses. It's very British and great fun.
Cleveland Free Times
Good shtick . . . very good.
The Cleveland Scene
Very good.
npr.org
Doggedly earnest and puppyishly eager.
aintitcool.com
The perfect toilet book . . . you'll get a laugh . . . real comedy gold.
monstersandcritics.com
Great hilarity . . . audacious.
Tim & Eric Awesome Show
Don't read this book in public. You will laugh very loud and people will think you're crazy. We love this book!!!"
From the Publisher

"Cooper's letters are absurd, pointless, and very, very funny."  —Ricky Gervais

"Definitely NOT a waste of time . . . Brilliant!"  —Matt Stone, creator, South Park

"Not many books have me laughing out loud, shouting 'F**k off!' in disbelief. This one did."  —Martin Freeman, actor, The Office (UK)

"Probably the funniest book you'll read this year."  —Guardian

"Don't read this book in public. You will laugh very loud and people will think you're crazy. We love this book!!!"  —Tim and Eric, Tim & Eric Awesome Show

"I laughed hysterically. Then I thought about my life and cried hysterically."  —Jonah Hill, actor, Knocked Up and Superbad

"This is the first book I've ever read, and if they're all as good as this, I look forward to a lifetime of reading."  —Michael Cera, actor, Juno and Superbad

"Hilarious, ridiculous. I woke up laughing in the middle of the night at it."  —Peter Baynham, cowriter, Borat

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843177999
  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
  • Publication date: 8/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 878,298
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Robin Cooper just might be the pen name of Robert Popper, who is a BAFTA and British Comedy Award–nominated writer and producer of the BBC2 show Look Around You. He also appeared in the movie Hot Fuzz.

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