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Is It Just Me? | [Miranda Hart]

Is It Just Me?

Well hello to you dear audiobook browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes unexplained nudity, that accompanied childhood and adolescence? I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you, too, dear listener) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path.
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Well hello to you dear audiobook browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: Is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination, and sometimes unexplained nudity that accompanied childhood and adolescence? Does everybody struggle with the hazards that accompany, say, sitting elegantly on a bar stool; using chopsticks; pretending to understand the bank crisis; pedicures - surely it's plain wrong for a stranger to fondle your feet? Or is it just me?

I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you, too, dear listener) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path. Because frankly where is the manual? The much needed manual to life. Well, fret not, for this is my attempt at one and let's call it, because it's fun, a Miran-ual. I thank you.

©2012 KingMaker Productions Ltd (P)2012 Hodder & Stoughton

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    Rebecca Margate, Australia 02-07-13
    Rebecca Margate, Australia 02-07-13
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    "entertaining on a long drive"
    Where does Is It Just Me? rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    not bad! fairly repetitive but true to Miranda Hart's style. Entertaining for different ages.


    What did you like best about this story?

    easy listening.


    Have you listened to any of Miranda Hart’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    true to kind


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    no


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Liesl Biddell Lavington, NSW, AU 01-21-13
    Liesl Biddell Lavington, NSW, AU 01-21-13
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    "No, It's not just you"
    If you could sum up Is It Just Me? in three words, what would they be?

    Funny, delightful, clever


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Miranda - present day
    Who doesn't find teenagers a little trying??? (sorry teens)


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    I loved listening to Miranda do her own narration but it was a little hard to listen to her doing the voice of little Miranda especially listening with ear bud headphones


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I certainly had a number of laugh out loud moments and cringed at times when the stories came a little too close to home


    Any additional comments?

    I just adore Miranda

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Dale Edmonds Singapore 01-19-13
    Dale Edmonds Singapore 01-19-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Delightful"
    Where does Is It Just Me? rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Near the top - partly by serendipity, I was in hospitals a lot and Hart's kind and funny book was a cheerful counterpoint


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Little Miranda. The interplay with her younger self was very sweet.


    Have you listened to any of Miranda Hart’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Her TV and radio performances. I liked the way she handled the audiobook narration - very chatty and warm, with lots of asides and quips.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Lots of laughter. It's not stand-up comedy, but there were several moments I had to rewind because I was wheezing with laughter.


    Any additional comments?

    I wish it were twice as long. Just delightful.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kimberly 12-11-12
    Kimberly 12-11-12
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    "What I call audiobook is such fun!"
    Would you listen to Is It Just Me? again? Why?

    If you are looking for a hilarious book read by book's equally hilarious author, this is for you. Those who enjoy Miranda Hart's work will adore this. As others have said, it is such fun! Very funny life stories and observations delivered in true Miranda style.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Miranda Hart's narration


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Hard to choose. The book moves from strength to strength. Perfect. Hilarious throughout.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Absolutely.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    LIZ 05-20-13
    LIZ 05-20-13
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    "Sorry Miranda you are funny but book is not"
    What disappointed you about Is It Just Me??

    She is a fantastic comedian but the book is boring drivel. I was excited that she was reading it herself but it just didn't happen for me.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Miranda Hart again?

    possibly


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    dissapointment


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • antonia
    london, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
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    "So entertaining!"

    I'd highly recommend listening to this book rather than reading it! Miranda's character comes across so strongly in the way she reads it, as well as through the book itself. Extremely entertaining from start to finish!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ruth
    Northallerton, United Kingdom
    11/20/12
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    "Disappointing"

    I love the Miranda TV series - so looked forward to listening to this. However it's just plain silly - tedious - and predictable. So disappointed - I managed 2 hours of the 7 - and gave up - I won't be finishing this one

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • C Crawley
    Midlands, UK
    9/3/13
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    "Disappointing"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I love Miranda Hart; I think she is very talented and funny ...that's why I bought this book. I enjoyed the fact that she narrates this herself and thus delivers punch lines and feelings in the right measure. However, while the majority of the book is funny, and reasonably well observed, the constant and extremely irritating interruptions by "her younger self" really spoil it. The high pitched and stupid comments by her “younger self” ruined the whole thing for me. Maybe she was trying to simulate the ‘asides’ to camera she does in her TV show, if that was the case ....it doesn’t work! Sorry Miranda this book has been a big disappointment.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Wendy
    Bath, United Kingdom
    7/16/13
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    "Tedious"
    Would you try another book written by Miranda Hart or narrated by Miranda Hart?

    Am afraid not. I liked her narration but found the content a bit forced.


    What could Miranda Hart have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Not sure


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    This was the positive bit


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointed


    Any additional comments?

    A few funny moments but not many

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Kirsty
    UK
    1/27/13
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    "disappointed"

    I am a real fan of Miranda on both the radio and the tv. I thought listening to Miranda read her own book would make it even more amusing.. Sadly not! I just found her conversations with " little Miranda" really annoying and the whole book rather depressing. I shall stick to her comedy persona in future.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • S. Donohue
    Manchester, UK
    12/7/12
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    "Its not just her!"

    As expected a brilliant listen, I laughed a lot and found myself compelled to do the little tasks she sets along the way. Thoroughly enjoyable listen for any Miranda Hart fan. Some of the story's of events that have happened to her make you wonder how exaggerated the sitcom really is but also within it are some very insightful thoughts and comments that make you look at modern life from an outsiders view thanks to the use of 18 YO Miranda commenting and questing modern technology and lifestyle

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon user
    UK
    12/6/12
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    "Miranda Never Lets You Down"

    Bought this for my daughter, who loves Miranda. She's a very funny lady and reads her own book very well - we'd expect nothing less of this very cheerful fruitcake.

    I intend to listen to the whole thing while slaving over a hot stove during the Christmas holidays, I'm sure it will make the process much more festive!

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Steven
    CHELMSFORD, United Kingdom
    11/30/12
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    "Recommending it"

    Fun and a good listen; Miranda's style is light and entertaining. Always liked watching her work, and that does span more than just her sitcom, but this gives a good insight into what make her tick. I especially liked the life affirming ending, it's left me with a real motivation to make my heart sing.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs
    Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
    11/24/12
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    "" Its what I call " Very funny !!!"

    Loved this audiobook, it had me giggling out loud in public places. Being narrated by the author was fantastic and made the book for me 5 Stars from me .

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Cameron
    Par, United Kingdom
    11/21/12
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    "Absolute such fun."

    Exactly the same witty miranda from the tv show, but in an audio book! Only listened to the first chapter and I love it... Definitely recommend it to anyone who loves miranda!

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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