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New Book coming soon on the Klinkhamer Special and career of Hans van Klinken

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New Book coming soon on the Klinkhamer Special  and career of Hans van Klinken
We are very excited to be publishing The Klink on 6th June 2024. The book, by celebrated flytyer Hans van Klinken, marks 40 years since the creation of the Klinkhåmer Special fishing fly.

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The Field Book Review - Fish Feel Pain by Alex Schwab

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The Field Book Review - Fish Feel Pain by Alex Schwab
A book review was published in The Field (Jan / Feb issue) for Alex Schwab's new book, Fish Feel Pain - Scrutiny of a Dogma
'Any book about the morality of fishing has the potential to put a dampener on even the most ardent angling arguments. Yet this book would counter that idea. As the FFP dogma has predominated, so the need for reasoned reflection has grown. Schwab tackles it philosophically, sociologically and scientifically. Mercifully, he not only has a sense of humour but he also displays a levity to his writing that ensures this impassioned work is never anything less than compelling.'

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Wishing all our customer a very Merry Christmas

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Wishing all our customer a very Merry Christmas
The team at Merlin Unwin Books want to wish you a very Merry Christmas. As Christmas approaches, we would like to express our gratitude to our authors and customers for their partnership and custom throughout the year. 

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Last days to order to ensure delivery for Christmas Day!

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Last days to order to ensure delivery for Christmas Day!

It's not too late to order the perfect Christmas gift. 

If you are looking for a last minute gift to give to friends or family, or want to treat yourself to a good book over the holiday look on our website or call the team (01584 877456).

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RIP Susy Baws, wife of Tony and illustrator of his book, Fishing with Harry

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RIP Susy Baws, wife of Tony and illustrator of his book, Fishing with Harry
Tony was married to artist and illustrator Suzie Baws, and they lived in Leigh-on-Sea. We were saddened to hear of Suzie's recent death, and look back with fond memories on his writing about her in his book, Fishing with Harry. 

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