Some people are born to wealth and luxury. Others have it thrust upon them. The rest of us watch and wonder, But for a few glorious weeks in The Holiday, even the bankrupt can dream.
The classically ornate -
Yet others have arrived at the Carlton by more circuitous means. The newly redundant
Bruce, desperate to recapture his sparkle after twenty years lost in a boring job.
Soon they are enjoying Marner's partronage at La Cote, the hotel's poshest eaterie. And beginning an extraordinary adventure that only reality can bring to an end…
What peculiar circumstances lead to Bruce's arrest, a middle-
Anything can happen to the English abroad and here most hings do. Master satirist
Guy Bellamy serves up a delicious cocktail of wit, humour and wry social commentary
in The Holiday -
"Comic novelists as riotous and eccentric as Guy Bellamy don't grow on trees."
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