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Don't Walk In The Long Grass

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Conjuring up two vanished worlds, this text is a memoir about the author's unconventional early childhood in Africa and his years at boarding school in England just before World War II.
Unknown Binding, 227 pages
Published March 2nd 2000 by Not Avail (first published March 4th 1999)
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Hannah Cook
Mar 02, 2015 Hannah Cook rated it really liked it
Thoroughly enjoyable easy-read bio. Classic 'lad in Africa' stuff with bonus 'lad sent to English public school '. Reminded me of roald Dahl's 'Boy'. But not as good because that is the best ever.
Had a slightly odd anecdote at the end where he was on the boat on his way to England alone age 10 and he "befriended" a woman (in her 20s?) and they kiss and cuddle. Super dodgy if you ask me but he didn't really go into how it was pedophilia. He said he was in love and enjoyed it. Anyway great read.
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