THE MAN WHO DROPPED THE LE CREUSET ON HIS TOE.  Illustrations by Tony Ross.  Little, Brown, 2013.

'In his latest slim volume of comic verse Christopher Matthew teaches us to bear the misfortunes of others with howls of laughter.'  Jane Shilling, Daily Mail.
'Christopher Matthew follows up his bestseller Now We Are Sixty  with a collection of witty verses about the bourgeois blues.'  Sunday Telegraph.
'Prepare to be amused by new verses from the author of the Now We Are Sixty poems. The pesto loving middle classes are the latest target.'  Saga Magazine.


'Far more refined is the poetic The Man Who Dropped the Le Creuset on His Toe by Christopher Matthew, a collection of amusing verses on the foibles of the middle classes. Bound to be reviewed widely.'  From DECEMBER'S BEST BOOKS. Recommended gifts for the Christmas Season, chosen by an independent panel for The Bookseller:


'Poet Christopher Matthew is a comic genius.' Sandi Tolsvig, Metro.


'Screamingly funny.'  Jilly Cooper.


'A collection of comic poems about all kinds of middle-class absurdities.  There's a good one called Drama Class which is very funny. Matthew is a fabulous writer and the illustrations are by the brilliant Tony Ross.'  Martin Jarvis, Daily Express.