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The flame trees of Thika : memories of an African childhood

Author: Elspeth Huxley
Publisher: London : Vintage Classic, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Elspeth Huxley's pioneer father buys a remote plot of land in Kenya, the family sets off to discover their new home: five hundred acres of Kenyan scrubland, infested with ticks and white ants, and quavering with heat.
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Named Person: Elspeth Huxley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elspeth Huxley
ISBN: 9780099577263 0099577267
OCLC Number: 868378213
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1959.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Elspeth Huxley.

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When Elspeth Huxley's pioneer father buys a remote plot of land in Kenya, the family sets off to discover their new home: five hundred acres of Kenyan scrubland, infested with ticks and white ants,  Read more...

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"An enchantment and a joy to read" Books and Bookmen "She knows East Africa and she loves it - the people, black and white, and the wild beauty of its countryside - with a critical and understanding Read more...

 
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