Bachelor Brothers' Bed and Breakfast

Author(s): Bill Richardson

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A pair of endearingly eccentric bachelors - in their fifties, and fraternal twins - own and operate a bed & breakfast establishment where people like them, the "gentle and bookish and ever so slightly confused, " can feel at home. Hector and Virgil think of their B&B as a refuge, a retreat, a haven, where folks may bring their own books or peruse the brothers' own substantial library. Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast supplements each twin's distinctive and colorful description of life at their B&B with entertaining extracts from their guest book, lists of suggested reading materials (e.g., Books for When You Are Feeling Low), and astoundingly bad verse penned by a local poet. The lively cast includes Waffle the cat and the scripture-quoting parrot, Mrs. Rochester, as well as the ever-present warm memory of Mother.


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"A funny, cozy tale." --"Anniston Star"

"A whimsically gentle fiction." --"Minneapolis Star Tribune"

"Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast," originally published by Douglas & McIntyre, won Canada's prestigious Stephen Lecock Award for Humour in 1994, and was published in hardcover by A Wyatt Book for St. Martin's Press in 1996. Its sequel, " Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast Pillow Book," is a Canadian bestseller, and will be published in hardcover by A Wyatt Book in October 1997. Bill Richardson is host of CBC Radio FM's "As You Like It" and lives in Vancouver.

General Fields

  • : 9780312171834
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : December 1997
  • : 216mm X 140mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bill Richardson
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.54
  • : 152