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Let Me Tell You A Story

The Best of Rob Parsons [Paperback]

by Rob Parsons

Average rating of5.0from (1)reviews

Rob Parsons is known for bringing wisdom and warmth to everyday life, and these real stories are perfect to settle in with this winter.

  • Love true stories that illuminate the poignancy of life?

  • Filled with wit, wisdom and warmth, Rob Parsons shares stories from his journey across the UK

  • Theses short stories are perfect for reading in chunks of timeless storytelling verve

  • Author

    Rob Parsons

  • Book Format

    Paperback

  • Publisher

    John Murray Press

  • Published

    November 2018

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There is a certain pleasure in a story well told. It captures you, whisks you away, and places you into the shoes of someone whose life feels both familiar and alien. Stories are how we participate in humanity. And so Rob Parsons, who has made it his business to tell stories that entertain and illuminate, does exactly what he does best. Tell stories.


A collection of his very best tales and encounters, Let Me Tell You A Story offer heartwarming examples of life in all its variety.


Like sitting around a fire pit, where stories were told for millennia as well as at the very beginning of Rob’s book, these tales carry a warmth and a sense of community. They are stories of love, of common (and in-common) dreams and fears. Parenthood, postmen, property and the past, as well as dozens of other stories, all shed light on the foibles and joys of life.


Told with the skill, heart and passion of a master storyteller at work, Let Me Tell You A Story is a shining example of compassionate insight, and a humorous look at the lessons we can learn from life as it is lived.


So settle down in a comfy chair, grab a warm drink, and let Rob Parsons tell you a story. Or Two. Or three.


Maybe even four.


Or more...

Acknowledgements

Let me introduce you

Around a fire

My favourite love story

Dreams and fears

The wonder of cash

Information please

A man looks back

The red chair

Cat's in the cradle

Fellow travellers

Let's go fishing

Let the rabbits run

We always...

A little education from a dog

Bring on the clowns

Loved

To my wife

The letter

'Everybody Else's Father'

The day her father left

Just too busy

The alien and the earthling

The man who changed my life

Beyond the grip of Alzheimer's

Johnny Lingo and the eight-cow wife

A few geese...and a lesson on team work

Chasing the dream

No regrets

Held by God

January love

Ready for parenthood?

The postman

The promise

The last sixty minutes

Judge not, lest...

Pick me!

The gift of a grandparent

Nobody ever said...

Come in, teenager! It's earth calling

The mystery of sex

Beds for all

When the past comes visiting

The wrong kind of love

A toddler's property laws

Always leave a light on

When your best isn't good enough

I know where I'm going

Bearer of hope

Proving the kiss still works

Somebody at the gate

Planning for the future

Notes

Rob Parsons shares his own stories of the ups and downs of life and faith

Rob Parsons is a bestselling author who has travelled widely across the UK and around the world, sharing his own stories of the ups and downs of life and faith with over a million people at live events over the past 30 years.

Let Me Tell You A Story brings together some of the very the best of these stories - heartwarming and challenging tales that make up a compendium of insights on faith and family, love and loss, money and priorities, dreams and goals.

Pull up a chair and settle in to enjoy as the storyteller weaves his spell...

Specification

  • Author

    Rob Parsons

  • Book Format

    Paperback

  • Publisher

    John Murray Press

  • Published

    November 2018

  • Weight

    212g

  • Page Count

    256

  • Dimensions

    129 x 195 x 17 mm

  • ISBN

    9781473670969

  • ISBN-10

    1473670969

  • Eden Code

    4747945

More Information

  • Author/Creator: Rob Parsons

  • ISBN: 9781473670969

  • Publisher: John Murray Press

  • Release Date: November 2018

  • Weight: 212g

  • Dimensions: 129 x 195 x 17 mm

  • Eden Code: 4747945


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