Karl Pilkington has led an extraordinary and curiously individual life. As a child growing up in Manchester, he regularly missed school to accompany his parents on caravanning holidays and left without collecting his exam results. Now making up for lost time, Karl has written three bestselling books and recently embarked on a tour of the Seven Wonders of the modern world for a new Sky One television series.
Genius or mental case? Prepare to be amazed * * Esquire * * The funniest man on the planet * * Spectator * * Not many idiots could make something this funny * * Guardian * * It's Pilkington's Neil Armstrong-size leaps of lateral thinking and incredulous Manc momotone that provide the uncontrollable laughs. * * Time Out * * Is the man an idiot or an ironist? You decide. * * Mail on Sunday * * The book is a rich, fact-filled and hilarious travelogue recorded in Pilkington's unusual observational style. * * Living North * * Enjoy rib-tickling scribblings, previously unseen photos and hilarious extracts. * * Shortlist * * Move over, Michael Palin. * * Empire * *