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Blue Skies and Black Olives
John Humphrys
Luigi Bonomi
Classification : Biography & Memoir
Pub Date : Apr 24, 2010
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 288
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340978849
Price : 799

About the book
It was a moment of mad impulse when John Humphrys decided to buy a semi-derelict cottage and a building site on a plot of land overlooking the Aegean. After all, his son Christopher was already raising his family there so he would help build the beautiful villa that would soon rise there. What could possibly go wrong?

Everything. John was to spend much of the next four years regretting his moment of madness

Sometimes comic, at other times infuriating, here father and son tell a story by turns hilarious and revealing about a country that intrigues and infuriates in equal measure.

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'hilarious'
'Entertaining'
'John Humphrys was born to be combative... His cellist son Christopher acts as a gentle foil. Between them they amusingly blend the genres of misery memoir and Mediterranean escapist idyll
'A sparky, funny, exasperated story that brings Humphrys and his family together in trying but also tender circumstances.'
'a profoundly instructive course in the idiosyncrasies of Greek law, custom and culture...entertainingly chronicled'
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'a very funny tome'
     
John Humphrys
In a broadcasting career spanning forty years John Humphrys has reported from all over the world for the BBC and presented its frontline news programmes on both radio and television. He has won a stri...(+)
Luigi Bonomi
Sally Worboyes was born and grew up in Stepney with four brothers and a sister. She now lives in Norfolk with her husband and three children. She has written plays broadcast on Radio Four, East End...(+)