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A year in the wild - James Hendry

Unread post by Impisi08 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:08 pm

A book about two brothers, Angus and Hugh MacNaughton, who are very different characters. They go to work at Sasekile Private Game Lodge for a year. The story is told in the form of e-mails to their sister Julia. I enjoyed reading the book, especially the adventures of "sarcastic" Angus. Funny and amusing. I am looking forward to read the 2nd book about the two brothers ("Back to the Bush").

Author: James Hendry
Subtitle: A riotous novel
Publisher: Pan Macmillan South Africa
ISBN: 9781770101302
Zar 161

2nd book: Back to the bush

Subtitle: Another year in the wild
ISBN: 9781770103382
Zar 196

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Re: A year in the wild - James Hendry

Unread post by Porridge » Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:11 am

An absolutely brilliant book. There's a second one called Back to the Bush, and both are highly recommended. I laughed until I cried :)
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Re: A year in the wild - James Hendry

Unread post by Grantmissy » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:08 am

Thank you for recommending this book. It sounds like a must read :)
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Unread post by AndreaB » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:24 pm

I also absolutely loved these 2 books, the second one made me laugh so much.
Found myself reading slower and slower not to come to the end of it, well worth a read for anyone who loves the bush.

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Unread post by roaneric » Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:46 am

I just finished the second book. ABSOLUTELY fabulous. So much humor in both books and also tears. It gives you an idea of how things works in a game lodge, from the guests all through to the catering and game drives. I would really recommend it.


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