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Salmon fishing in the Yemen

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This is the story of Dr Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist - for whom diary notable events include the acquisition of a new electric toothbrush and getting his article on caddis fly larvae published in 'Trout and Salmon' - who finds himself reluctantly involved in a project to bring salmon fishing to the Highlands of the Yemen a project that will change his life, and the course of British political history forever. With a wickedly wonderful cast of characters - including a visionary Sheikh, a weasely spin doctor, Fred's devilish wife and a few thousand transplanted salmon - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a novel about hypocrisy and bureaucracy, dreams and deniability, and the transforming power of faith and love.
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Author(s):
Torday, Paul
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Uncorrected bound proof
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0297851586
ISBN-13:
0297851586
Number of pages:
321
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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This is the story of Dr Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist - for whom diary notable events include the acquisition of a new electric toothbrush and getting his article on caddis fly larvae published in 'Trout and Salmon' - who finds himself reluctantly involved in a project to bring salmon fishing to the Highlands of the Yemen a project that will change his life, and the course of British political history forever. With a wickedly wonderful cast of characters - including a visionary Sheikh, a weasely spin doctor, Fred's devilish wife and a few thousand transplanted salmon - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a novel about hypocrisy and bureaucracy, dreams and deniability, and the transforming power of faith and love.
Uncorrected bound proof

Author(s):
Torday, Paul
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Uncorrected bound proof
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0297851586
ISBN-13:
0297851586
Number of pages:
321
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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