[PDF] ✓ Free Read ↠ Hotel Albatross : by Debra Adelaide ✓


  • Title: Hotel Albatross
  • Author: Debra Adelaide
  • ISBN: 9780091830939
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback

  • From the bestselling author of The Household Guide to Dying comes a funny and moving account of life in the country.The Captain and his wife accidentally find themselves managing the Hotel Albatross The Captain floats between the hotel s various bars chatting to and chatting up customers, breaking up fights, and dealing calmly with the simmering tensions of a small town.From the bestselling author of The Household Guide to Dying comes a funny and moving account of life in the country.The Captain and his wife accidentally find themselves managing the Hotel Albatross The Captain floats between the hotel s various bars chatting to and chatting up customers, breaking up fights, and dealing calmly with the simmering tensions of a small town His wife has her hands full with the day to day running of the hotel mediating between family members fighting over wedding decorations, appeasing disgruntled staff members and dealing with the horror of what lies in room 101 She also dreams of getting out Debra Adelaide has created a wonderfully poignant novel about hotel management and human nature She weaves the eccentric cast of characters together beautifully with the politics of life in a small town to give the reader a sometimes humorous, sometimes heartbreaking glimpse into what it would be like to live at the Hotel Albatross.
    Debra Adelaide
    Debra Adelaide has worked as a researcher, editor, and book reviewer, and has a PhD from the University of Sydney She is presently a senior lecturer in creative writing at the University of Technology, Sydney, where she lives with her husband and three children.See also enpedia wiki Debra_Ad


    Commentaires:

    Saleh MoonWalker
    Onvan : Hotel Albatross - Nevisande : Debra Adelaide - ISBN : 91830931 - ISBN13 : 9780091830939 - Dar 276 Safhe - Saal e Chap : 2009

    Josie
    Having already read her other novel "Household Guide to Dying", I was eager to read more of this author.I found this novel to be a fun read that rings true to anyone with experience of working in hospitality.I enjoyed the writing style, and the narrative was upbeat and fresh. That said, it was not exactly earth shattering fiction, simply a quick and easy, almost chick-lit read.

    Tim Corke
    Hotel Adelaide creates the feeling of small old town Australia with its regular scene of drinking characters with a realistic ease that verges on worrying. It feels as the author has spent time in the same close quarters as the setting.It brilliantly describes a decaying hotel and bar scene with the belligerent regulars, relentless manual tasks and lack of gratitude and the constant feeling of stagnation.The chapters focus on various activities, experiences and characters and how the workforce b [...]

    Nick Duretta
    A deceptively slight book about a couple's experience running a hotel in rural Australia. It is a collection of vignettes more than a novel with a clear plot. The town's quirky inhabitants and hotel guests are vividly drawn, and you can sympathize with the often frustrating plight of the the hotel owners, even though much of it sounds oddly enticing.

    Renee Stokes
    Bit depressing!

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