The Abbot's Senior Moment - $19.95 USD - ISBN: 978-1-77140-249-1 - from Master Point Press, the Bridge Publisher
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The Abbot's Senior Moment

Available for download in an eBook Edition

by: David Bird

198pp | ISBN 978-1-77140-249-1

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $24.95        Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £15.95

Categories: Honors eBooks | Honors Books | Bridge Fiction

About the AuthorABOUT THE AUTHOR


For forty-three years, David Bird's tales of the bridge-crazy monks of St Titus have appeared in magazines around the world. They have been translated into several languages.

In this fourteenth collection of stories in book form, the pompous and self-important Abbot wonders for the first time if old age is starting to affect his play.

The Mother Superior of St Hilda's Convent forms a contentious partnership with the Abbot on her visit to the monastery. The St Titus monks play a Crockford's Cup match in East London, against a team captained by Angie Brooker, proprietor of the Shoreditch Escort Agency. Hoping to enjoy some excellent cuisine, the Abbot agrees to teach the game to the wealthy order of St Geofric's. A mixed pairs at St Hilda's has the monks partnering a nun or a novice. Brother Jasper rises from his deathbed to request one last game of bridge -- with a surprising outcome.

Regular followers of David Bird's work will know what to expect in these tales -- a first-rate mixture of amazing bridge, entertaining characters and sparkling dialog.

David Bird

David Bird (Southampton, UK) is the world's most prolific bridge writer, with 150 bridge books to his name. Known for the clarity of his writing and explanations, he has won the American Bridge Teachers' Association Book of the Year Award a record nine times. His celebrated humorous fiction series, featuring the cantankerous Abbot, has run for over 45 years.




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