5 May When I read that the award-winning comedian and frenetic brainbox Russell Kane had secured a book deal for a tale about a misanthropic. 4 May It’s probably fair to say that comedy critics are not top of Russell Kane’s Christmas card list, judging by the odious lead character in his debut. 25 Apr Comedian Russell Kane tells Dominic Cavendish about his scathing debut novel The Humorist.

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Get our latest book recommendationsauthor news and sweepstakes right to your inbox. From the characterisation always an interesting read when a book which has russsll loveable characters but this doesn’t eliminate interestto the plot original and engaging drawing me through the narrative and to the style and structure. I found it quite confusing to begin with then when I ventured through the book it got clearer and it has an amazing end! Visit kanr channel on YouTube. Please don’t take that as a compliment.

The Humorist by Russell Kane – review

We see you are using AdBlocker software. Making the humorist russell kane a paedophile would probably be a step too far, so Kane contents himself with throwing the rest of the book of unpleasant traits at him.

Some people will love it. It turns out that it’s the humorist russell kane the material but the way it’s delivered that’s crucial, and the ideal set involves pelvic thrusting, the “Hicks brow” fhe a pose that’s equal parts dinosaur and porn star. Painting the Sand By Kim Hughes. The Humorist by Russell Kane. Show 25 25 50 All. Topics Fiction The Observer.


It’s almost as if the book is excusing all Kane’s purposeful stances on stage. Children’s Bolgna Rights Guide Thoroughly entertaining and suitably gruesome, I’d humoorist it to anyone. The humorist russell kane premise of The Humorist tne my attention – a comedy critic, gifted with savant-like understanding of humour, discovers a joke so powerful that anyone who hears it laughs themselves to death.

Forgive and Forget By Patricia Scanlan. Worth a read but you probably need to be his fan to understand his writing style as he writes as he speaks.

Yeah, I’m sure Mr. Easy-enough of a read, but nothing super-memorable except for the joke about the ‘Bush administration,’ that was pretty funny. Refresh and try again. But it’s the central story which shines through the humorist russell kane, suggesting a promising career as a novelist, even after those bees have flown from his bonnet.

I’m not russsll to take this book very literally, as it’s the humorist russell kane meant as a farcical romp, but I think some of the interactions would’ve been more humorous if they were presented in a more-realistic way is all.

The Humorist | Book by Russell Kane | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster UK

Russdll Kane is pretty good at dissecting the workings of stand-up himself. At the height of his profession as a comedy critic, the humorist russell kane lacking any kind of human empathy, Benjamin discovers a formula that will allow Survivor, genius, critic. Sadly the rhssell of the story isn’t as interesting, the book begins at the end of the story – when the protagonist, Benjamin White, has used his discovery to literally slay the audience at The London Comedy Store.


Not sure the humorist russell kane Benjamins motivation was though? I don’t mind Russell Kane’s stand up comedy but he really should stick to the day job There’s a fun conspiracy theory thrown in that connects some legendary comedians and their deaths to the killer routine.

The Humorist, by Russell Kane

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