• Salmon Fishing In The Yemen

  • By: Paul Torday
  • Narrated by: Paul Torday
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (156 ratings)

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Salmon Fishing In The Yemen

By: Paul Torday
Narrated by: Paul Torday
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Publisher's summary

Author Paul Torday makes his debut with this clever absurdist novel. Fisheries scientist Dr. Alfred Jones is approached by an extravagantly wealthy sheik with a novel plan. To foster goodwill, the sheik would like to introduce salmon fishing to Yemen - the same Yemen that is largely a desert - and politicians think it's a great idea.
©2007 Paul Torday (P)2007 Orin Publiching Group Ltd.

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A remarkably assured first novel, this one is a pure delight." ( Booklist)

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Sardonic but warm with themes of faith and courage to follow dreams

Quasi epistolary structure that built nuanced characters. Very well performed in almost a tv doco style.

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