Hemingway's Chair: A Novel by Michael Palin PDF

By Michael Palin

ISBN-10: 0312185936

ISBN-13: 9780312185930

ISBN-10: 0312205503

ISBN-13: 9780312205508

ISBN-10: 1860219446

ISBN-13: 9781860219443

Martin Sproale is an assistant postmaster captivated with Ernest Hemingway. Martin lives in a small English village, the place he reports his hero and putters approximately harmlessly--until an bold outsider, Nick Marshall, is appointed postmaster rather than Martin. Slick and confident, Nick steals Martin's female friend and comes to a decision to modernize the pleasant neighborhood workplace by way of firing devoted yet aged staff and privatizing the company. by surprise, mild Martin is confronted with a decision: meedly settle for defeat as he consistently has, or struggle for what he believes in, as his hero, Hemingway, would.
Filled with Michael Palin's trademark wit and sturdy humor, this novel is for a person who has ever dreamed of winning over the technocrats and backstabbers of the realm. Hilarious, touching, and eventually inspirational, Hemingway's Chair will make readers get up and cheer.

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