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Plumber as a character in a book.



Vernica
Belgium

Plumber as a character in a book.
 
Hello there to everyone,
 
As bizarre as this may appear, I am looking for a book which (main/secondary) character is a PLUMBER.
Do you know any?
 
Thanks in advance
 
Vero.

11 Sep 2018      



alexanderelwood@hotmail.com
United Kingdom

In the Philip K Dick novel ´Martian Time-slip ´, one of the main characters (Arnie Knott) is an ex-plumber who is the Head of a plumbers ´ Union. He ´s one of the bad guys, manipulating people on a water-starved world.
 
It ´s a great book, but not an easy read, being cultish sci-fi, and PKD is not a writer that appeals to a lot of people (although the films are popular after they changed his endings). Not great ESL material in my honest opinion, but perhaps that ´s just what you want.
 
 

11 Sep 2018     



Vernica
Belgium

Hello, thanks a lot.
I have also found Space Plumber by Gardner, it looks like Plumbers are a recurrent character in Sci-fiction. However I will take a look to your recomendation.
Again, thanks a lot.
Hugs
Vero

15 Sep 2018