Oliver's Travels
Alan Plater
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May 27, 2020 - 06:48 AM By Alan Plater

By the author of The Beiderbecke Affair When Oliver is made redundant by the college where he teaches Comparative Religion, he decides to go on a pilgrimage to find the world s number one crossword compiler, known as Aristotle.
  • Title: Oliver's Travels
  • Author: Alan Plater
  • ISBN: 9780751510379
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Paperback

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Christopher Everest May 27, 2020 - 06:48 AM
This is on my list of all-time favourite books - books which I regularly re-read whenever the mood takes me. It is, as the title suggests, about Oliver who sets off on his travels in response to redundancy. It is about learning, about relationships, about humour, and about that journey we all make from cradle to grave. The character of Oliver is one I identify with - as I do Trevor Chaplin from Alan Plater's Beiderbecke series - a teacher of comparative religion and a crossword enthusiast his mu [...]
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Sarah May 27, 2020 - 06:48 AM
One of my favourite books. Oliver is a lecturer in comparative religion who is made redundant as his polytechnic becomes a new university. He decides to take the opportunity to visit his favourite crossword compiler, and in the process finds murder, mayhem and his predestined life partner.
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Jon May 27, 2020 - 06:48 AM
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this four-part series when it was on PBS years ago, and recently we managed to get (through inter-library loan) the hard-to-find DVD. It was as good as we remembered. The book on which the series was based is even harder to find, but it is just what I had hoped--a clever and more developed version of the same quirky story. Briefly, Oliver and Diane travel from south Wales to the Orkneys looking for Aristotle, who is (in Oliver's opinion) the world's greatest sett [...]
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Ian Sergeant May 27, 2020 - 06:48 AM
Quirky fun. Don't look for any hidden meanings or morals within the text. Plater makes the most bizarre scenes seem real, with the creation of a modern-day, middle-aged English eccentric.
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Oliver's Travels By Alan Plater By the author of The Beiderbecke Affair When Oliver is made redundant by the college where he teaches Comparative Religion, he decides to go on a pilgrimage to find the world s number one crossword compiler, known as Aristotle.

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