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But Can You Drink the Water? (droll, witty and utterly British)

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RE: But Can You Drink the Water? (droll, witty and utterly British)

If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine then you'll probably recognise Mavis Turner Wink
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RE: But Can You Drink the Water? (droll, witty and utterly British)

The print copy would make a lovely gift, especially for an expat Rolleyes.
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Just had a lovely message from a reader via my website saying how she recognised the situations in the book from her own experiences and was able to laugh at them.
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RE: But Can You Drink the Water? (droll, witty and utterly British)

If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine then you'll probably recognise Mavis Turner. If you're an expat you'll probably recognise the situations.
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If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine then you'll probably recognise Mavis Turner. If you're an expat you'll probably recognise the situations.Big Grin
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5.0 out of 5 starsA BRILLIANT BOOK FOR LAUGHTER AND MEMORIES
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One word describes this book BRILLIANT. Obvious that the Author Emigrated from UK to RSA. I and my family left Liverpool same as the Author for RSA also in the 70s.Every situation, Every Page related to EXACTLY what happened to ourselves as the Author experienced, even down to when we returned to the UK on Holiday. Both the Wife and I shed tears of Laughter. It brought back many memories. We also had the Wife's Parents out on Holiday and once again we relived the humour and wIt. Even down to the MELBA TOAST. EXCELLENT and once again BRILLIANT. A MUST FOR EVERY Ex Pat to South Africa to read
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RE: But Can You Drink the Water? (droll, witty and utterly British)

It's good to know when your story finds its exact target market Groovy


5.0 out of 5 stars A BRILLIANT BOOK FOR LAUGHTER AND MEMORIES
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
One word describes this book BRILLIANT. Obvious that the Author Emigrated from UK to RSA. I and my family left Liverpool same as the Author for RSA also in the 70s.Every situation, Every Page related to EXACTLY what happened to ourselves as the Author experienced, even down to when we returned to the UK on Holiday. Both the Wife and I shed tears of Laughter. It brought back many memories. We also had the Wife's Parents out on Holiday and once again we relived the humour and wIt. Even down to the MELBA TOAST. EXCELLENT and once again BRILLIANT. A MUST FOR EVERY Ex Pat to South Africa to read
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RE: But Can You Drink the Water? (droll, witty and utterly British)

If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine then you'll probably recognise Mavis Turner. If you're an expat you'll probably recognise the situations. 
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RE: But Can You Drink the Water? (droll, witty and utterly British)

Also in paperback. Makes a great gift for an expat.

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