Hemingway's Chair by Michael Palin of Monty Python fame is a sweet natured tale of love and career gone sour. Martin is a small town postal clerk in rural England. He is passed over for promotion to a young go-getter. Nick Marshall, the new guy, shakes things up, ruining the charm and quaintness of the towns post office. He even steals Martin's gal Elaine.
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Everything changes when Martin meets American book buyer and Hemingway scholar Ruth Kohler. She is in town to write about Hemingway's women. She purchases a seat from one of Hemingway's fishing boats for Martin. He goes through an out of body process and takes on Hemingway-like characteristics. In the end Martin serves Nick his comeuppence before retreating to Key West to start a new chapter in his life.
The review of this Book prepared by David Fletcher