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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

by Paul Torday

  • 329 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Harvest Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous,
  • Political,
  • Fiction / Political,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9319587M
    ISBN 100156034565
    ISBN 109780156034562

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is an excellent book, original, intriguing and for the most part very engaging, although sometimes it seemed to get repetitive. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday pp, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £ The impossible title of this extraordinary book took me back to a moment nearly 20 years ago.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is the first of British author Paul Torday's six novels to date. Written when he was 59 years old at the end of a successful business careeer, the book reportedly allowed him to write about what he knows best (as every teacher urges in Creative Writing )/5().

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Directed by Lasse Hallström. With Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Amr Waked, Kristin Scott Thomas. A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible/10(K).

Without her knowing the specifics, it concerns the want of extremely wealthy Sheikh Muhammed bin Zaidi bani Tihama (Amr Waked), the royal head of Yemen, an avid sports fisherman, to introduce salmon into Yemeni rivers for fishing purposes. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Salmon Fishing in the Yemen at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen A wonderful light read - hilarious and melancholy in turns, and filled with observant political lampoon. Buy the unabridged version - its too good to settle for a pruned version 3 people found this helpful.

The director Lasse Hallstrom (“Chocolat”) has transformed “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” based on an absurdist political satire, into a whimsical romantic comedy. PRAISE FOR SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN “[At] its heart is Jones’s journey from skepticism to belief.” —The New York Times “Torday’s clear talent is striking such a variety of notes, from soulful to satirical, and making them work as one bracing, bittersweet whole.”—Michael Upchurch, The /5(17).

"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is an entertaining and successful debut, but beneath the light humour are deeper currents that suggest Torday's next book will be more substantial. His skill with character is hindered slightly by his overly schematic structure, and the novel would have benefited from a tighter edit as several sections feel.

In Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, absurdity and insightfulness go first novel by author Paul Torday, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a brilliant, delightful read that highlights political hypocrisy and cultural differences through humor and novel won several awards for comic fiction and was adapted into a movie of the same name, starring Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt.

20 quotes from Salmon Fishing in the Yemen: ‘Faith is the cure that heals all troubles. Rate this book. Clear rating. but now I knew what the Yemen salmon project was all about. It had already worked its transformation on me.

It would do the same for others.” ― Paul Torday, Salmon Fishing in the : Paul Torday. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is the story of an extremely wealthy Sheikh who enjoys Salmon fishing in his Scottish home so much, he wants to introduce the sport back home in the Yemen.

So Harriet, a woman who works for the company that look after his many estates, enlists the help of fisheries expert Dr. Alfred Jones to plan the project and make it : Little Eva. Salmon fishing in the what?The title is no doubt intended to inspire incredulity. In a river in the deserts of western Yemen, that's where.

"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" is based on Paul Torday's novel, a political satire that was a best-seller in the UK, and allows an opening into the worlds of British and Yemeni politics, the devotion of salmon fishermen, and the possibilities of romance.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you're wondering why. This may not be Science Fiction, but there is certainly a lot of technology and science to keep a geek like me interested.

I have to admit, I saw the posters and the trailer for the film. However I had heard the name of the book, but as I normally only /5(). The picture, penned by Oscar-winner Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire“) is based on a book by Paul Torday, who recounts the correspondence between Author: Gabe Toro.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you're wondering why. This may not be Science Fiction, but there is certainly a lot of technology and science to keep a geek like me interested. I have to admit, I saw the posters and the trailer for the film.

However I had heard the name of the book, but as I normally only Reviews: Get this from a library. Salmon fishing in the Yemen.

[Paul Torday] -- "Dr. Alfred Jones has many reasons to be content with his life. His latest paper 'Effects of Increased Water Acidity on the Caddis Fly Larva' looks set to cause a stir on the pages of Trout & Salmon.

This was a book club selection and therefore a new author to me and I wasn't disappointed! The first thing that I was drawn to with this book was the name of the book. The idea of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen was interesting and intriguing at the same time/5(35).

" The author uses a crazy project (salmon fishing in the Yemen) as a basis to capture the importance of hope, faith and love. It is also a satire of the British political system. It is multilayered and very cleverly written.

There is a nice blend of irony and humanity. I quite enjoyed it. "Liv | 6/22/" easy read, uplifting, sweet book.3/5. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is the first novel by British author, Paul Torday, and combines his love of salmon fishing with his literary talent.

When fish scientist, Dr Alfred Jones is asked to advise on a project to set up a salmon fishing run for a sheikh in the highlands of the Yemen, he finds the idea laughable and dismisses the idea of any /5(K).