1 Apr The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton by Noel Fielding, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Results 1 – 30 of 41 The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton by Fielding, Noel and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now. 18 Nov The Mighty Boosh’s Noel Fielding talks about self-portraiture and seeing the funny side of life in his new art book, The Scribblings of a Madcap.

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And also it gave me a chance to put some nice photographs in as well. Dec 19, Donna rated it it was ok Shelves: A lot of the writings appear to be taken from notebooks and often give an insight into how Noel layers up stories over time; they start out as a painting or a sentence of gibberish and expand over time into rambling multicoloured surreal stories that always will appeal to my sense of humour. And some of them might give children nightmares.

I love Noel Fielding. I came across Scribblings in a charity shop and thought I’d give it a look for old times’ sake.

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I love painting on things, I paint on records sometimes and plates and the plates were the most popular things actually just because people like plates as objects and its not too much. Both taste in Art and taste in comedy are entirely subjective so this won’t be for everyone. More a book to browse than to go through from cover to cover.

The artwork is crazy and imaginative. Nov 16, abatage rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this book but be prepared Madcap Scribbings Indeed.

It was also, incidentally, a time during which a lot of my We use cookies to give you the best mafcap experience. There’s a time and a place for Noel Fielding. No trivia or quizzes yet. Add to that his very unique style and overall friendly persona, and we have the perfect role model for funny and oddly dressed youngsters everywhere.

The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton

But it’s crazy, imaginative and oh-so witty. If scribbings like the Boosh, I don’t see why you wouldn’t love this book. This book is far different than I thought it would be, and that is entirely okay by me! This is a wide and vivid sampling of Noel’s artwork, with a side order of comedy and whimsy. Other than his love and talent for comedy, Noels first passion has been art. There, Dexter Dalwood Turner Prize nominee taught me and after two years under his supreme tutelage and much hard graft he advised me to become a comedian.

May 28, Lisa Bentley rated it liked it. I love Noel Fielding, that androgynous bird of prey!

The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please maddap up. I just loved it. I realise it sounds like I’m saying you have to be mentally ill to like Noel Fielding; you don’t.

It’s quirky and funny and creative and inspiring and I absolutely adored every part of it.

Well, the guy that designed it is a photographer as well; Dave who is Bollo from the Boosh. That said, you’re likely not going to read or even come upon this book unless you are a fan of Fielding, and as a fan, this book has everything you could ask for.

I felt vaguely disgusted by parts and irritated by the ridiculousness of the whole thing.

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This is 4 stars for fans of Noel only, Noel and Russell Brand taking something very seriously I think if you have no idea who Noel Fielding is 1st your less likely to ever come upon this book 2nd I think in reading any of the short stories you would think I am mad for saying this is 4 stars. And these different groups that you already mention, the art audience, the comedy audience and the music audience, I can imagine that perhaps the art audience is very different from music and comedy.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. My favorite is probably the one about him having an art show in a coffeeshop and asking someone to come see it. And that you know a lot of people can paint and draw in lots of different styles — make it much more DIY and punk. Looking for beautiful books?

Scribblings is a peek inside the mind of Noel Fielding and if you’re paying enough attention, you can learn a lot about him. People familiar with Noel Fielding and his absurd, Boosh-ian brand of comedy will find much to delight in here.

Whose Boat Is This Boat? I can’t wait until Noel writes a full on memoir. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.