The Ellis Laws: Penguin Special

Author(s): Bob Ellis (Director)


In these witty, outrageous ten laws, beloved polymath Bob Ellis investigates dislocation and security, youth and old age, competence and charisma. He explains why, among other things: power flows to the most boring man in the room, people are forgiven for almost anything if they are tall enough


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Bob Ellis is the author of over twenty books, fifty-five screenplays, two hundred poems, five hundred political speeches, a hundred songs and two thousand film reviews. His latest book is The Year It All Fell Down. Between 2009 and 2011, he published Suddenly, Last Winter, One Hundred Days of Summer, The Capitalism Delusion and And So It Went. Previous titles include the bestselling Goodbye Jerusalem, Goodbye Babylon, So It Goes, Night Thoughts in Time of War, The Season, The Hewson Tapes and Letters to the Future. His 1998 book on economics, First Abolish the Customer, was, as we say now, on the money. He co-wrote the classic films Newsfront, Fatty Finn, Man of Flowers and Goodbye Paradise. He is the co-author of the musical play The Legend of King O'Malley, the television miniseries The True Believers and the Ben Chifley play A Local Man. He wrote and directed the feature films Unfinished Business and The Nostradamus Kid and wrote and appeared in the documentary Bastards from the Bush about

General Fields

  • : 9780143572060
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : September 2014
  • : 181mm X mm
  • : Australia
  • : July 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bob Ellis (Director)
  • : Paperback
  • : Sep-14
  • : en
  • : 96