Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - Paul Torday A good story about the unrealistic project of creating a salon river in the desert country of Yemen.Some good characters in here, from Arthur the fish scientist, the sheikh , Harriet, and the vile political types. The sheikh has a calm authority and a strong faith and believes that this project will bring the joy of salmon fishing to his country.The project has support from the politicians and then doesn't, all of which adds to the drama that steadily builds. That with the sub plots of Arthur and Harriet means an emotional roller coaster on the way to the completion of the project.Enjoyed this, and will be reading more of his books.

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