The Ear of the Hippo
A collection of engaging and original short stories that perfectly capture the spirit of Southern Africa, each ending with a delightful twist. From the San bushmen and farm occupations in Zimbabwe to wine-making in the Cape and old ladies with tattoos. Nothing is as it seems. An entertaining book that would especially appeal to lovers of Roald Dahl. More
Enter the entertaining world of animals, flying, love, greed, the bush war, wine-making, tattoos, life and death. These tales of deception and intrigue all have one thing in common - an unexpected twist.
Perfectly capturing the spirit of southern Africa, John Dendy Young will transport you from the bush and farms of Zimbabwe and the Congo, right down to the winelands and townships of Cape Town. This is a fast-paced book of engaging and superbly written short stories that are very Roald Dahl in style. It's the perfect book for dipping into whenever the mood strikes or you have a moment to spare, and it makes a great travel companion, too!