Book Review Of The Day – Uncle dysfunctional: Uncompromising answers to life’s most painful problems.

The Whaleoil Book Club is something that we are doing on a semi regular basis. It is a compilation of recommended books from readers which have been asked for in the comments section of the General Debate and Back Chat posts. This holiday season we are going to review one book per day so that it gives people a chance to do their own research on the books and authors by using the links provided and not miss out by being bombarded by a whole lot at once. You will be able to navigate to the previous reviews as we progress.

The purpose is to share with others sources of information and/or entertainment to aid with relaxing as people take some time off work.  

Each book is set out in its own paragraph in the format of Title, author and a commenters own blurb.

Todays review comes from Lance Ralph


Uncle dysfunctional: Uncompromising answers to life’s most painful problems.

By AA Gill.

Lance said: “Blindingly funny, utterly filthy and beautifully written this book entertains magnificently but speaks also of Gill’s humanity and of a life lived to the full. Best read with a mental image of outraged, constipated and joyless socialists raging against a talent they could never begin to match.”

Amazon said: “From 2011 up until his death at the end of 2016, the inimitable AA Gill reigned supreme as Uncle Dysfunctional, Esquire‘s resident advice columnist. In this raffish, hilarious, scathing yet often surprisingly humane collection, Gill applies his unmatched wit to the largest and smallest issues of our time.”



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