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Solomon Time: Adventures in the South Pacific By Will Randall,

  • Title: Solomon Time: Adventures in the South Pacific
  • Author: Will Randall
  • ISBN: 9780349115023
  • Page: 307
  • Format: Paperback
  • Echoing the experiences of Robert Louis Stevenson who spent several years in the South Pacific here is the story of a contemporary writer who lived in and came to love the Solomon Islands Most unexpectedly, Will Randall, once a happy schoolteacher, found himself dispatched to a small village on a not very large island, far out in the vastness of the South Pacific HisEchoing the experiences of Robert Louis Stevenson who spent several years in the South Pacific here is the story of a contemporary writer who lived in and came to love the Solomon Islands Most unexpectedly, Will Randall, once a happy schoolteacher, found himself dispatched to a small village on a not very large island, far out in the vastness of the South Pacific His mission although he had hardly chosen to accept it to fulfil the dying wishes of the Commander and help the local people set up a money making community project.
    Solomon Time Adventures in the South Pacific Echoing the experiences of Robert Louis Stevenson who spent several years in the South Pacific here is the story of a contemporary writer who lived in and came to love the Solomon Islands Most unexpec

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    1. What would you do if you were to find yourself living on a remote island What if you had to improve local quality of life by setting up a profitable community business Would you be able to cope with all of that Well, Will Randall coped Fulfilling the dying wishes of the Commander, he travels to one of the Solomon Islands to help the villagers use their money in a profitable way.It was a really enjoyable read I ve learned so much about the way of life of the islanders I ve grown to like most of t [...]

    2. A modern version of Lillian Beckwith As a young boy, I used to delight in the books of Lillian Beckwith She described her adventures, as she left her life as a teacher in England, to be plunged into a totally new culture as a crofter in the Western Isles of Scotland I can remember laughing out loud as I read about the antics of some of the characters In Solomon Time, Will Randall describes how he leaves his life as a teacher in England, to become immersed in the very different culture of the Sol [...]

    3. This is a pleasant, vaguely humorous though rarely laugh out loud funny memoir from a British teacher in the Solomon Islands The author, who portrays himself as a good natured bumbler, stumbles into the opportunity to travel to a small island in this remote country and enact some scheme for the betterment of the islanders Once there, he eventually stumbles on the idea of a chicken business then follows a long but ultimately successful quest to obtain the necessary chickens Meanwhile he enjoys th [...]

    4. OK, so I guess I was a bit thick, expecting to read some kind of factual account of a guy going to live on a remote South Pacific island, but that was what I wanted I m unlikely to get to do it myself, so reading about someone else doing it was going to be the next best thing Except that the I read, the it felt like fiction, with some dramatic funny incidents feeling as though they had been dreamed up for the sake of entertaining literature And rather stupidly reading the foreword last with it [...]

    5. 2008 bookcrossing I really, really enjoyed this book It s my second Randall book This one is actually his first, marking the start of his worldwide adventures In his early thirties, single and teaching languages at a British secondary school, he is feeling a bit stuck in a rut Some friends of his offer him an unique job opportunity, and after an encounter with a desperate drunken woman, he accepts.He is sent to an island in the Solomon Islands to help the locals use the money left to them by the [...]

    6. Imagine dropping everything in 1999 and moving to a remote island in the Solomon Islands Oh and you are tasked with coming up with a project that will supply the people of that island with an income after you leave a year later.And you are a British school teacher of foreign languages, and wellke it or not you are a fish out of water, and funny as well If this describes you then you must be Will Randall the author of this book, Solomon Time A dry British, very funny book about a man determined t [...]

    7. I thought this was such a lovely book Endearingly narrated, the book tells the tale of a teacher who gives up everything and ups sticks to live in the Solomon Islands and help with the community It is a really captivating and charming story with a narrator that you can t help but love A nice easy read and comes well recommended.

    8. Amazing book I couldn t put it down for two days and reread it a few weeks later Randall s prose is terrific and engaging I laughed from start to finish about his mis adventures in the New Georgia Group of the Western Province, Solomon Islands His experience on Rendova Island was remarkably similar to mine including the rats at night A travel book I would highly recommend

    9. Will Randall writes such sweet books He has a real respect for the people he meets, and gives them real character that you love them too.He s amusing, thoughtful and fun An author of nice feelgood books.

    10. I really like this author I ve read all of his books, and whilst he gets increasingly self important as he publishes books, his first 3 are very funny and tell the story of a man who makes the most of his time.

    11. Funny and fascinating real life adventure recounted by this traveling teacher writer One of my favorite books and authors.

    12. Second time of reading and found it hardish going this time Still a fun book although I felt there was quite s lot of embellishment.

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