Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The British TV series Yes Minister ( shown here on PBS) began as an innocuous spoof on the vagaries of politicians . Read "The Complete Yes Minister" by Nigel Hawthorne available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get £3 off your first download. 'We have had diaries. Yes Prime Minister: a play by Antony Jay. Read online.
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Yes minister by Jonathan Lynn; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Anecdotes, facetiae Melissa's ebook wishlist from Melissa Myers. "We have had diaries from other Cabinet Ministers, but none I hink which have been quite so illuminating It is a ascinating diary It is shorter than Barbara. Start by marking “The Complete Yes Minister” as Want to Read: Want to . Mind you, I think that would make it difficult to read as an ebook, since you'd lose the.
I suspect that I wouldn't have found this book as witty and funny as I did if that wasn't the case and I had never seen the show. For the most part the book follows the script of the show with added commentary and personal thoughts from the protagonists and editors. These additions wo This book is obviously for die-hard fans of the show, and I know no bigger fan than myself. These additions work well when the authors relate to what extent fiction has mirrored fact.
They don't work so well however when expression is given to what would have been a brief look of panic by Hacker after being told he was making a "courageous decision", or when reasons behind a knowing half-smile from Sir Humphrey are articulated. This is where I feel the authors had been a tad lazy and should've ventured beyond the show's script instead of relying on the reader's ability to recall specific scenes from the show to understand the humour which I had no problem doing.
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