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Another Long Day On The Piste
Will Randall

Classification : Travel & Adventure
Pub Date : Jan 03, 2008
Imprint : Abacus
Page Extent : 288
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349119342
Price : 725

About the book

Writer, adventurer, ex-teacher and veteran of umpteen travel disasters, Will Randall has fallen off donkeys in Spain and out of canoes in the Solomon Islands, but none of this has prepared him for a disastrous season as a ski-bum with a posse of raucous, hard-drinking ex-students.

Dismally unfashionable and hopeless at skiing, Randal finds that his stay in the charming Alpine backwater of mont St Bernard brings a whole host of new opportunities for domestic catastrophe, romantic rejection and public humiliation, including a stint as a chalet girl and an encounter with a Russian oligarch and his hair-raising entourage.

Wry, self-deprecating and deliriously funny, ANOTHER LONG DAY ON THE PISTE is a rollercoaster of a travel adventure and essential apres-ski reading.


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timely and humorous>
...side-splittingly funny... Randall is a gifted raconteur...
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Unremittingly calamitous, self-deprecating and entertaining>
     
Will Randall
Will Randall is a schoolteacher and writer who is currently working in India on his second book.
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