Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

by Paul Torday

This was a first novel by Paul Torday, published in 2007 when he was 60.   A quick straw poll of the members of H3A English Reading Group revealed that everyone had enjoyed the novel and most would strongly recommend it to friends.

Some felt, on hearing the title, that it would be something like A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian: A Novel byMarina Lewycka;  in other words some of us anticipated the title to have, at most,  only a very tenuous link with the story.   However, with this delightful book, what you get is what it says on the cover….. and so much more!

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