A very different memoir about growing up in South Africa.
'Funny, never self-pitying and a pleasure to read' - GUARDIAN
'[An] affectionate, generous book' - IRISH TIMES
'Both haunting and funny. [Ecott] writes with compassion and honesty to give us a truly memorable account of an extraordinary upbringing' - Fergal Keane
'Unputdownable - never sentimental, extremely honest and with a positively Dickensian cast of characters' - Emma Thompson