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He Died with a Felafel in His Hand by John Birmingham
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A collection of anecdotes about sharing house in Australia. The title refers to the opening story of the narrrator finding his housemate on a bean bag "as cold as the felafel in his hand" from a heroin overdose. I laughed from cover to cover. It is uniquely Australian in its telling and humour. Having said that, I think any person would understand the experience and jocularity.
There are also blurbs from former house mates scattered throughout the book dispensing their wisdom. One of these was a female who despised zealot Smiths fans as house mates. If you know or have dated a Smiths fan, you will understand this very well.
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November 1, 2001 – Finished Reading
April 8, 2007 – Shelved

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