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When pretty young TV researcher Nicky Proctor visits Cafe Henry in London s Soho, Henry Pratt s life changes forever. He becomes an instant star of the TV food quiz, A Question of Salt and before long he is given his own series, Hooray, it s Henry. The book of the series reaches Number Two. He s a celebrity. Henry Ezra Pratt has come a long way from his humble beginnings. ut, as usual in Henry s life, things begin to go wrong. He incurs the deep hatred of rival celebrity chef Bradley Tompkins, with his bad manners, bad wig and no Michelin stars. A war is waged against him, escalating into plots and deceptions which threaten to destroy the reputation and career of the man dubbed The People s Chef . It must be Bradley behind all this or must it? n the domestic front, too, there are storms ahead. Henry is blissfully happy in his second marriage to Hilary, but he is sorely tempted by young Nicky and his lovely co-star Sally. Can he resist? Can he become a real man at last? Or will success spoil Henry Pratt for good ? e last met Henry Pratt in The Cucumber Man. Pratt Manger continues the hilarious story of a great British underdog.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780434012459
ISBN-10: 0434012459
Format: Hardback
Pages: 368
Imprint: William Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Nobbs

David Nobbs was born in Kent. After university, he entered the army, then tried his hand at journalism and advertising before becoming a writer. A distinguished novelist and comedy writer, he lives near Harrogate with his wife Susan.

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