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Swings and Arrows

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by: Victor Mollo
      illustrated by Bill Buttle

196pp | ISBN 978-1-77140-005-3

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $21.95        Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £13.95

Categories: Intermediate | General Interest | Bridge Fiction

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About the Book

Just about every bridge player over forty has read Victor Mollo’s Bridge in the Menagerie, a book that is on any list of the all-time top ten on the game. Towards the end of his life, Mollo continued to write stories about the same well-loved characters (the Hideous Hog, the Rueful Rabbit, Oscar the Owl, and the rest), but they appeared in various magazines around the world, and if you weren’t a subscriber, you didn’t get to read them.
This is the third MPP anthology of these lost Menagerie gems, collected for the first time in book form (following The Hog Takes to Precision in 2011 and Diamonds are the Hog’s Best Friend in 2013).  Victor Mollo is everyone’s favorite bridge humorist, and a genuinely new book from him will be greeted as something to be treasured.   
Illustrations by bridge cartoonist Bill Buttle add to the fun.   

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About the Author

Victor Mollo

The late Victor Mollo (London, UK) is one of the best-loved authors ever to write about bridge. He penned many excellent how-to books on the game (including Card Play Technique, with Nico Gardner) but it is as a humorist, and the author of Bridge in the Menagerie and its sequels, that he is best remembered.

 

Bill Buttle

Bill Buttle (Arnprior, Ontario, Canada) is a former dentist who took up drawing cartoons post-retirement. His 'Two's a Crowd' and 'Double Bill' features have been syndicated in newspapers across Canada. Bill's bridge humor is familiar to North Americans since it appears regularly in the ACBL's monthly Bridge Bulletin (circulation approx. 200,000). Read our exclusive interview with Bill Buttle on Teachbridge.com -- http://teachbridge.com/index.php?id=617

 

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