The Abbot's Return To Earth by David BirdThe Abbot's Return To Earth by David Bird

The Abbot's Return To Earth

byDavid Bird

Paperback | November 8, 2016

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The pompous and self-important Abbot returns from his heroics in the Chennai Bermuda Bowl to discover that his fellow monks have taken little interest in this adventure. It is no easy matter for him to once again endure the aggravating ups and downs, familiar to us all, of life as a bridge player. The Abbot plays matches and duplicate sessions against a range of colourful opponents. How can it be that a battle-hardened veteran of the Bermuda Bowl cannot always sweep such moderate opposition aside?

Claude Yorke-Smith, his overbearing brother from Devon pays the monastery a visit. The Abbot spends a week in the Convent of Hilda's and is shocked by the severe attitude of the Mother of Discipline. In the final part of the book, the Abbot is visited by his partner from Chennai, the Parrot. How will the bridge players of Hampshire react to such a feathered and outspoken opponent?
David Bird has written a record 130 bridge books, and in the last ten years he has won six 'Book of the Year' awards from the American Bridge Teachers Association. David contributes regularly toBridge Magazine, English Bridge, theAmerican Contract Bridge Leaguebulletin and other magazines around the world. He is also a voice commentato...
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Title:The Abbot's Return To EarthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:November 8, 2016Publisher:ORION PUBLISHING GROUPLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474603785

ISBN - 13:9781474603782

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