"I've never held an honest job in my entire life, I've never done any hard labour,
I've never worked nine-to-five, I've never seen the inside of a factory and yet
it is all I've ever written about. Standing before you is a man who has become wildly and absurdly successful writing about something of which he has had absolutely no
personal experience. I made it all up. That's how good I am."
And he was. In fact, he was terrific.
But, then, I am ever so slightly biased.