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Withhout any background on what the author's wife and children experienced or even their names this narrative comes across as rather a narcissistic monologue of hotels, gin and tonics, meals enjoyed and coastal vistas. it is a tad dry and attitudes towards women from the 1950s prevail. These days his attempt to introduce new pig species and his shock at a woman refusing to dance with a politician are illustrative of a privileged white colonist. Nonetheless this is a valuable insight into past ...more