Finding that the fisherman had the advantage over him , he tried to conceal his
rage . “ Take care , ” said he , in a softened tone , “ what you are about , fisherman
. What I did was merely in joke , and you ought not to take it seriously .
The fisherman and the genie -- The Greek king and Douban the physician -- The vizier who was punished -- The story of the king of the black isles --The sleeper awakened -- Aladdin, or, The wonderful lamp -- Sindbad the sailor.
This is a collection of stories with fishing at its core. Now, if you're thinking that this is the kind of trout fishing book that depicts a tranquil (perhaps even sedate) selection of short fishing stories, you'd be very much mistaken.
Author: Dave Rees
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
If you're a fly fisherman, coarse fisherman, or you just love a superbly-written collection of short stories then look no further than this thought-provoking book. This is a collection of stories with fishing at its core. Now, if you're thinking that this is the kind of book that depicts a tranquil (perhaps even sedate) selection of stories about fishing, you'd be very much mistaken. It's so much more than that. This refreshing collection is full of rich fodder, with twists in the tales, romance, ghostly events, competitive loggerheads and a wonderful sample of country life and all its idiosyncrasies. The author's acute perception of people, personalities and quirky take on life makes this a real gem of a book. The stories span generations, and present plenty of stimulating concepts. And each story contains a deeper underlying message that will give readers much to contemplate when fishing uk on a fishing trip, or a fishing holiday. From school reunions and sneaky kids to tackle shop temptresses and fishing legacies, this is a collection that you can dip in and out of time and time again. For the keen anglers, there is much to enjoy - the equipment, the experiences and the odd secret tip here and there - and the lay reader will simply enjoy these well-crafted and satisfying yarns for what they represent. Previously published by a respected monthly fishing magazine, this selection of short stories and verse have been brought together as a treasure of fishing tales to choose from.