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This is Your LifeJimmy Conway, ordinary TEFL teacher, has always wanted to be famous and takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances to pretend to the world that he is a famous stand-up comic. But then he ends up on stage at the London Palladium doing a benefit gig for the memory of poor deceased Billy, a TV personality who died. Re-read June 2007.
by John O'Farrell
Score: 7
Published: 2002
Read: June 16th 2003

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John said

Quite entertaining, I guess, got a bit schmaltzy at the end when Jimmy gives up his pretend career and goes back to his lovely warm and genuine (if weird) friends. And gets back with Nancy too. Bought this for the train trip back from Nottingham interview.

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