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3.84  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
33 pages
Published November 12th 2001 by One Horse Press (first published 1993)
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Jeff Howells
Feb 17, 2016 Jeff Howells rated it liked it
A short story & a short read about the highs & lows of obsessive collecting. I don't feel so bad about my cinema tickets now...
May 31, 2014 Lauren rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
F•••ing brilliant. I almost forgive Louis for Captain Corelli's Mandolin after this. Hilarious.
Vicki Edwards
Aug 04, 2016 Vicki Edwards rated it liked it
Very amusing
Andy Theyers
Sep 06, 2008 Andy Theyers rated it really liked it
A single volume short story, really (only 33 pages). Entertaining (if not really worth the fiver it cost me!)
Oct 31, 2010 Rowena rated it it was amazing
such a quirky short story & so much of it in just 30-odd pages. i loved it & it's stayed in my mind for years...
Ross Beresford
Dec 21, 2011 Ross Beresford rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ossion? Obsession shurely? I'd report the error, only I don't know how.
Aug 01, 2007 Melissa rated it liked it
Short but intriguing and funny
Sep 24, 2007 Nicholas rated it it was amazing
Short, witty. Loved it.

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Novelist Louis de Bernières was born in London in 1954. He joined the army at 18 but left after spending four months at Sandhurst. After graduating from the Victoria University of Manchester, he took a postgraduate certificate in Education at Leicester Polytechnic and obtained his MA at the University of London.

Before writing full-time, he held many varied jobs including landscape gardener, motor
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