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The Memoirs of a Learned Pig
Large Print
(256 Pages)
Product Number: LP2696
Released: 01 Apr, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471200755
Publisher: W F Howes
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'Had it not been for the fortuitous circumstances of Sam's youthful sentiment, there can be little doubt that, instead of this my Book before you on your Table, you would have a rasher of Bacon and a Rack of Ribs - and that these would be my only mortal remains.' So begin Toby’s unforgettable memoirs, documenting his meteoric rise to Fame from humble beginnings on a Salford farm. After escaping the butcher's knife, Toby soon finds himself packing out theatres and concert halls, impressing the crowds with his ability to count, spell and read the minds of ladies. But celebrity comes at a cost, as Toby soon finds out...

Author(s): Russell Potter
Original Publish Date: 01 Apr, 2012

Professional reviews

"The memoirs of a learned pig ‘A delicious book’ MARIE DARRIEUSSECQ, author of Pig Tales A story so extraordinary you won't ever be able to forget it, for these are no ordinary Memoirs; these are the memoirs of a PIG ‘A delicious book. A reminder of the risks, the drama and the quite extraordinary comedy of being born with a snout, four hooves and a corkscrew tail.’ MARIE DARRIEUSSECQ, author of Pig Tales ‘In prose that manages to be both dense and arch, Toby relates his escape from the butcher’s knife with the help of his friend Sam…all good clean fun.’ THE TIMES ‘This witty narrative style combined with the engaging historical setting succeeds in creating an immensely entertaining read.’ WE LOVE THIS BOOK"

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