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From the author of the bestselling SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN (released as a film starring Ewan McGregor), a tale of the unexpected...

Bobby Clarke arrives at a hotel on the Mediterranean shore. He is a former MP, unseated by the expenses scandal, who is now spending time abroad to recover from a major illness. The other purpose of his stay is to write his memoirs in order to demonstrate that he was unfairly pilloried for 'a minor accounting error', having valiantly served his country for 30 years. He settles into his new surroundings but soon it becomes clear that all is not as it seems. For a start Bobby seems to have no memory of the immediate past. Each time he sits down to continue his memoirs he finds only a blank page. Every morning as he comes downstairs the same scene replays itself in front of him: a young woman and her son pass him on the stairs. And what has become of his wife?

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Breakfast at the Hotel Déjà vu
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Breakfast at the hotel deja vu
January 23rd, 2015
It was very different, but enjoyable, the descriptive writing was s joy to read ,a bit spooky! The poor man was in no mans land!!
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Only alright
January 7th, 2015
No real depth to the characters, story line is poor, and lack of a good plot. Thankfully it was short enough.
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September 25th, 2014
Odd but readable
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August 31st, 2014
A cleverly and beautifully written account of a life with regrets. History repeating itself.
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Not his best work.
July 22nd, 2014
This is not the best Paul Torday has put out. This subject is a well beaten path and unlike his other work, this one lacks any real originality. It all feels a bit flat.
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