Author: Vernon Coleman

Category: General Nonfiction

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Vernon Coleman has been compared to some of England's best known and loved humourists. Second Chance is a joyful romp of a novel set in the idyllic surroundings of the English countryside. The characters leap from the page as they draw the reader in to this tale of Biffo Brimstone who overcomes the adversity of modern day living by, quite simply, running away. He leaves an unrewarding job, a shrewish and demanding wife and a pair of surly grown-up children and abandons his mundane life. A train journey takes him to a part of the country he has never visited before and he finds himself in the village of Fondling-Under-Water. It is there that his new life begins.Sunday Times bestselling author Vernon Coleman has written over 100 books which have sold over two million hardback and paperback copies in the UK and been translated into 25 languages. His books include Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (which has been filmed) and the Bilbury series. Vernon Coleman is a qualified doctor and his medical books include Bodypower and How To Stop Your Doctor Killing You.What the papers say about Vernon Coleman and his books:`A piece of good old-fashioned escapism, an easy to follow plot; just right to relax with after a busy day. You would be happy to lend it to your granny or anyone else's granny come to that. This author has the ability to create a distinctive `mind's eye' picture of every character.' - The Journal of the Cricket Society`Settling down with Vernon Coleman's latest novel is one of the best restorative treatments I know for relieving the stresses and strains of modern living. Right from page one you can feel yourself unwind as you enjoy the antics of the wonderful array off characters and their exploits. Terrific reading for anyone.' - Licolnshire Echo`Coleman is a very funny writer.' This England`He has written a book that will entertain, amuse and warm the cockles of tired old hearts.' Punch`His powers of observation combine with his penchant for brilliant word pictures to create a most delightful book that will appeal to all those who appreciate humour and sharp characterisation.' - Sunday Independent`It is the funniest book I have read since Three Men in a Boat.' - Chronicle and Echo`Vernon Coleman writes brilliant books.' The Good Book Guide`Superstar!' - The Independent`Compulsive reading.' - The Guardian`He writes lucidly and wittily.' - Good Housekeepingetc etc