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On The Table Read Magazine, “the best book magazine in the UK“, new autobiography, My Wife’s Canary And Other Anecdotes By Miles Maskell, is full of stories from his life full of varied careers and adventures.
My Wife’s Canary And Other Anecdotes
In his autobiography, My Wife’s Canary And Other Anecdotes, Miles Maskell shares a potpourri of experiences, travels and happenstances. Bursting with a passion for living in the moment and sharing good times with friends, Maskell shares anecdotes from his varied, well travelled and adventurous life.
Go with Miles on his life from being born in London and growing up in South Africa, to attending Cambridge, becoming a City of London wine merchant, riding the Cresta Run in St Moritz, owning two restaurants and a champagne bar, creating a company letting top-of-the-range properties in southern France on behalf of their owners, and being a successful sculptor. He has climbed mountains, shot wild boar in Poland, piloted a 4-seater aircraft of which he was a part-owner, and parachuted in New Zealand.
Written as a light-hearted and easy-to-read series of anecdotes, Maskell’s autobiography recounts some of the more entertaining experiences of his life to date, as well as a number of amusing incidents encountered by his relations and closest friends.
Tapping into the human fascination with stories, this debut storyteller is garnering praise from those that are appreciating his observational yarns and anecdotes, whilst also finding favour with respected authors including Giles Brandreth and Alexander McCall Smith. A fun and fast read My Wife’s Canary is guaranteed to chase away the winter blues and bring a smile to all those that pick up a copy.
Miles Maskell was born in London, where he has lived for most of his adult life. He moved to Cape Town with his family at an early age, only returning to London upon leaving school. After Cambridge University, he purchased a firm of wine merchants in the City of London, opened a champagne bar and two restaurants. He then created a business letting houses in France on behalf of their owners. He retired in 2018 and has spent part of his time since then writing this, his first book.
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