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Don't Look Behind You

Unread post by Tom124 » Tue Dec 28, 2010 2:28 am

Hi all, great to "see" you all after a short battle with illness. I've had a lot of spare time and picked up a great book - Don't Look Behind You by Peter Allison. It's a fantastic group of anecdotes from a safari guide, ranging from hilarious to truly shocking.
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Re: Don't Look Behind You

Unread post by Kamadejo » Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:24 am

Hey Tom, great to see you around again. I hope you haven't been serious ill. :pray:

It is a great book and easy to read. Peter Allison wrote another book called "Whatever you do don't run" and this is also lovely. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Don't Look Behind You

Unread post by sandy » Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:48 pm

Hi Tom, glad to see you are " up and about" - if you enjoyed this book then you have to get his other book,

DONT RUN WHATEVER YOU DO. Very entertaining... :lol:


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Re: Don't Look Behind You

Unread post by iNgisi » Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:05 pm

I bought both books mid Dec with the intention to read them flying down to SA in March. I made the mistake of reading a little to check if they came up to the expectation given by the reviews I had read. The result is that I read both and must now find something else for my flight.

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Don't look behind you. Peter Allison

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Oct 23, 2011 2:31 pm

I have looked through the threads in "recommended reading" and not found a review. This rather suprises me, as it is a good yarn filled with humour and moments of poignancy.

Peter Allison seems to share my lack of any sense of direction, distracted driving habits and a deep love for all animals. A sense of direction and competency in a vehicle are 2 good requisites for a ranger. This is a book that will bring laughter and tears. Anyone who has any experience of the bush will relish the tales well told.
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Re: Don't look behind you. Peter Allison

Unread post by Son godin » Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:03 pm

I read his other book - "Don't Run whatever you do" and also found it full of humor with a few sad stories. The best one for me was the lion that nearly killed him and the Japanese tourist asking him to repeat because his video camera was not one. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Then I must get his other book as well. :thumbs_up:
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