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Amazing? Really? Perhaps it's because I am not an active fisherman that I did not really enjoy this book. Too many stories about ghillies, salmon and flies. Too much fiction and expansion of an anecdote into a tale. There are some very tame ghost stories mixed in too. Also, I did not enjoy the narrator's dodgy attempts at "foreign" accents most of them sounding vaguely Jamaican, whether in Africa, South America or Cuba, as the always-British fishermen went off on the occasional exotic trip.
Writing about fishing can be very dramatic and illuminating, even to the layman in his armchair, but this was a disappointment. And ill-named.
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