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The Book of Fred: Funny anecdotes and hilarious insights from the much-loved TV presenter and cricketer

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But, at forty-three years of age, and with a bit more time on his hands than usual, Freddie Flintoff has had a moment to reflect, and he's noticed that although there's been little method in the madness, there has been the occasional common thread. Big fan of Freddie Flintoff but this book is a bit of a mish mash of thoughts and styles and not really sure that it comes across that well as doesn't seem to be any flow/format to it. Following his cricket career, he has pursued a career in television and radio, featuring in such television programmes as “A League of Their Own” and being one of the presenters of “Top Gear”. Each chapter Flintoff picks a topic and discusses it, with not much apparent connection between chapters, which is great because it makes it very easy to read. We recommend that you check with your local customs officials or post office for further information.

Didn`t really enjoy this book-i read just over half way then i started skipping bits,which i never do! From one of Britain's most-loved national treasures, comes a much-needed Bible of straight-talking honesty and sharp observational humour: following an unprecedented time of collective global insanity, Freddie is ready to impart his effortless charm, wit and wisdom on a wild array of topics.He has written for newspapers, fronted his own radio show and had a hugely successful podcast, Flintoff, Savage and the Ping Pong Guy . Right, said Fred is a very easy book to read, once you take out the contents and the index etc, it's only 270 pages long. This can make it challenging for readers unfamiliar with the intricacies of Flintoff's career to follow the timeline of significant events.

The waffles ranges from topics Flintoff is qualified to talk about (cricket) to areas he's probably best steering clear of (colonial guilt), regardless of the topic he has a tendency to contradict himself and often loses his thread and states to opposite of his original point. At the age of 20, he was picked for his Test debut against South Africa, and later `Freddie` was instrumental in the victory against Australia in the 2005 Ashes series. Biography: Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff (MBE) is a bestselling author, broadcaster and former England international cricketer. We're always happy to answer any questions or queries you might have, please get in touch using one of the methods below.Part rant, part stream of consciousness, part philosophical delve, part meandering waffling, part nostalgic binge, the book is an entertaining romp through a range of subjects. Flintoff's wit and charisma, which endeared him to fans worldwide, are evident throughout the memoir. our favourite sportsman-turned-comedian- slash-leftfield-thinker Freddie Flintoff expels an eclectic and entertaining smorgasbord of anecdotes, impressions, reflections, ruminations, musings, cogitations, observations, rants, confessions and pearls of wisdom on all aspects of life's rich tapestry. I listened to the audiobook version of this and was a little disappointed when I realised it wasn’t actually Freddie that was going to be doing the narration. Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff takes on many different topics in this rambling response to the pandemic and it's limitation on what we can do, where we can go and who we can see.

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