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Tales from the Country Pub By Brian P. Martin

Tales from the Country Pub
by Brian P. Martin

In this collection of tales from the country pub Brian Martin recalls the stories of both publicans and customers. From Britain's oldest landlady, who served drinks till she was 99, to the loyal customer who regularly drank 18 pints a night.

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Tales from the Country Pub Summary


Real ale, a hearty lunch, and a good dose of village gossip! That's what the traditional country pub once offered; but has that changed? Brian Martin traveled all through Britain to see, and he returns with many a tale and an illustrated record of rural richness and color. You'll eagerly drink up stories about the landlord who found an unusual way to warn fishermen of an arriving bailiff and the farmer who blew a hole in his friend's hat after filling an ashtray with gunpowder...not to mention the smallest pub in England and one with no name!

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GOR001044546
Tales from the Country Pub
Brian P. Martin
Used - Very Good
Hardback
David & Charles
1998-09-30
192
0715305417
9780715305416
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.