Falling for London: A Cautionary Tale by Sean Mallen

Falling for London: A Cautionary Tale

bySean Mallen

Kobo ebook | October 13, 2018

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  • A memoir of a journalist uprooting his family and trying to adjust to life in London, a crumbling apartment, and his dream job becoming his family's nightmare
  • Unique and humorous look at the "glamorous" life of foreign correspondents
  • Author is an award-winning travel writer who reported on the Royal Wedding, London Riots, wreck of the Costa Concordia, re-election of Putin, Arab Spring
  • A look at London life as an ex-pat with a family: housing, schooling, social dislocation and culture shock, and all the adjustments that need to be made
Title:Falling for London: A Cautionary TaleFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 13, 2018Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:145974196X

ISBN - 13:9781459741966

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Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Very Personal Memoir Just finished Sean's wonderful book. What a great read. He puts you right there, it feels like one is looking over his shoulder as all of these calamities descend! A memoir, truly, not so much about his job, but how he negotiates the trials of keeping his family together. He's a husband and father first. I like that it's not a Hollywood/formulaic piece. Very real, very down-to-earth. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2018-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expertly Handled Memoir About Being a Foreign Correspondent Sean expertly handles the thrill of being a foreign correspondent in one of the world's most exciting cities with the angst that comes from having to balance his life long dream with the demands of his family. His story is exhilarating as he flies off to compelling assignments, funny as he deals with London red tape and bureaucracy, and torturous as he never seems to win trying to placate his unhappy trailing spouse and young daughter. A super read!
Date published: 2018-11-13