If anyone really desires to read this book be prepared for much negativity. Lewis, an Oxford Don, really does a hatchet job on Sellers. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
Well written and well researched. It is leaning too too much in the British vein. As a treatise on the subject it is illuminatingPublished 18 months ago by Jerald Schreiber
This is exactly what you too will scream after struggling through just a couple of chapters of this weighty, yet most unsatisfying tome. Read morePublished on June 20, 2012 by bikin' at the beach...
Originally, I had intended to read this like any other book. Instead, I have been going to the Index and flipping through this well-documentd tome about one of the great comedic... Read morePublished on June 1, 2010 by Lulu from Philly
about someone they absolutely despise? This book does not make sense...many biographers are too obviously in love with their subjects, which can make for hard reading, but this... Read morePublished on October 20, 2009 by Cbryce
If this book was completely worthless, it would be easier to dismiss. But the fact that it's extremely well-researched only magnifies how poorly executed the final results are. Read morePublished on July 14, 2008 by John Lazar
Peter Sellers was a precursor to Jim Carrey in many ways. He was uproariously funny in The Pink Panther series, he was understated in "Lolita", and masterful in "Doctor... Read morePublished on March 29, 2008 by Pugwash
"The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" (1994) excels in its critical overview of the comic actor's film career, but fails as an objective biography. Read morePublished on August 11, 2007 by Scott T. Rivers