Spanish Journals - The Posthumous Diary of an Expat: Part One - Integration

Spanish Journals The Posthumous Diary of an Expat Part One Integration From the author of Barry Braithwaite s Last Life and The Year that Crime Paid a hilarious blow by blow account of six unforgettable months in the life of an expatriate Englishman Ernest Postlethwait

  • Title: Spanish Journals - The Posthumous Diary of an Expat: Part One - Integration
  • Author: A.R. Lowe
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 202
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • From the author of Barry Braithwaite s Last Life and The Year that Crime Paid , a hilarious blow by blow account of six unforgettable months in the life of an expatriate Englishman Ernest Postlethwaite was a man embarking on a new life No longer for him the routine and drudgery of the commuter The first part of Ernest Postlethwaite s groundbreaking journal chartersFrom the author of Barry Braithwaite s Last Life and The Year that Crime Paid , a hilarious blow by blow account of six unforgettable months in the life of an expatriate Englishman Ernest Postlethwaite was a man embarking on a new life No longer for him the routine and drudgery of the commuter The first part of Ernest Postlethwaite s groundbreaking journal charters the course of a man on a mission to achieve cultural and linguistic integration in a small village in southern Spain This unadulterated manuscript will bring tears to the eyes of the most hard hearted amongst us, as we follow his footsteps into the great unknown This diary, written by my late husband, Ernest Postlethwaite, has been published expressly against his wishes, but with the full and hearty endorsement of my family and friends From the introduction by Pamela Postlethwaite, Javea, Spain, December 2012 I was captured from the first page We ve all come across expats like this, and Lowe brings together all the laughable elements into one hysterical character, Ernest This parody of the expat diary genre had me laughing out loud I can t wait for part two to come out It reminded me most of Alan Ayckbourn plays in the 1980s when I was a stage manager , and listening to the audiences leaving Oh that ghastly character, wasn t he JUST like our neighbour uncle colleague They ALWAYS knew someone just like the dreadful people in the plays they just never realised it was themselves Let these posthumous diaries be a warning to expats everywhere read it, enjoy it, and make sure it isn t about you Tamara Essex review Part Two Invasion and Part Three Consolidation now available This is a fictional diary.

    One thought on “Spanish Journals - The Posthumous Diary of an Expat: Part One - Integration”

    1. Well, as an immigrant (never an expat) recently arrived to start a life in Spain these books jumped off the virtual bookcase at me. As I've read books 1,2 and 3 I am certain Ernest (central character) would applaud my sensible cut and paste reviews :)I wasn't sure I was going to enjoy these books, but the way they are written and the affection I came to feel for Ernest meant I wanted to see how he handled life as a 'humble peasant' married to Pamela who so obviously wears the trousers!A great se [...]

    2. Interesting read about a man's integration into a small Spanish community. The book doesn't stand well on its own. There's new true ending or climax point. You have to read the other books in the series to get the full story.

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