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Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, by Paul Torday, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, €16.15.

10th February, 2007

Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, by Paul Torday, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, €16.15.

I started out wanting to hate this book and, to my grim satisfaction, found nothing to temper my dislike until at least halfway through. Salmon Fishing In The Yemen is one of these naive newcomer novels that seems, at first glance, to have been promoted beyond all rhyme or reason by breathless publicists who don’t need to read the damn thing to know...

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