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Hobart at Home

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Author: Peter Barns

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Hobart is a pugnacious, yet loveable rogue, who manipulates his long suffering nephew into numerous tricky situations; including, hunting an ostrich with a smelly sock, visiting France in a home made balloon, exploding the farm's best cow, and shooting the world's only homing pig. Hobart is the kind of man that you like to meet, but can't wait to walk away from. His homemade philosophy is: “Everything's okay, so long as there's plenty 'o beer there be drunk.” Recently, widowed, Hobart has been on the look out for someone to cook, clean and tidy up for him, a point his nephew misses until it's far too late. Hobart is a forceful character with strong views, and woe betide anyone who disagrees with him. If you like a chuckle at people's misfortunes - you'll love Hobart at Home.

Gridknightt

Got tired of reading this book only 1/2 way through. Too much nonsensical slap stick attempts at humor annoyingly laced with the mention of "hissing open" another beer, downing a pint, or pulling a beer from a pocket. Events are derived from an imagination that are typical of The Bugs Bunny and Roadrunner episodes....Tale Tale hogwash. Two stars for the times that it made me grin.


sharon

One of the funniest books I have ever read!! I really liked it.


martin brown

Totally impossible for so much to happen to one person but very very funny. Keep writing books like these.


mani

i am a great fan of p.g Wodehouse but could not find any books in this site but Peter Barns compensated it.Good work Mani Azhiyidom


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Peter Barns

Author - Poet - Versifier Born in Harlsden on the outskirts of London in 1943, Peter Barns spent his formative years living beside Regent's Park. Educated at a Secondary Modern school, he left with just one qualification in 'O' Level Art. Passing through a variety of occupations after leaving school, he finally ended up working in the construction industry as an electrician. After taking his City & Guilds, he became an electrical engineer and spent the next twenty years working on building sites. Somewhere in there he got married and divorced - a couple of times - and had two children. He moved to the Highlands of Scotland in the late 1980's along with his partner. With the move came a new occupation - counselling people with alcohol and drug problems - which he did for six years before managing a charitable company recycling redundant computers back into the community. Now retired he spends his time writing and refurbishing houses.

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