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by Elspeth Huxley
Author: Elspeth Huxley
Publisher: Chatto & Windus; 1st Ed. edition (December 1963)
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Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE (née Grant; 23 July 1907 – 10 January 1997) was an author, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government adviser.
Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE (née Grant; 23 July 1907 – 10 January 1997) was an author, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government adviser. She wrote over 40 books, including her best-known lyrical books, The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard, based on her youth in a coffee farm in British Kenya. Her husband, Gervas Huxley, was a grandson of Thomas Huxley and a cousin of Aldous Huxley.
The Merry Hippo book. Nellie and Major Josceline Grant, Elspeth Grant's parents, arrived Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE was a polymath, writer, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government advisor. She wrote 30 books; but she is best known for her lyrical books The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard which were based on her experiences growing up in a coffee farm in Colonial Kenya
The incident at the Merry Hippo. MURDER AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE and THE AFRICAN POISON MURDERS, the other books by Ms. Huxley from the period, are both pretty good, though the latter is superior to the former.
The incident at the Merry Hippo. Elspeth Joscelin Gran. ardcover. I've never seen-let alone read-her last mystery, DEATH AT THE MERRY HIPPO, written years after the first trio, but I suppose her success with books about Africa ended her flirtation with the whodunit genre and, in my opinion, the loss is ours.
In an open cart Elspeth Huxley set off with her parents to travel to Thika in Kenya
Growing up in Kenya in the early twentieth century, the brothers Matu and Muthegi are raised according to customs that, they are told, have existed since the beginning of the world. But when the 'red' strangers come, sunburned Europeans who seek to colonize their homeland, the lives of the two Kikuyu tribesmen begin to change in dramatic new ways. In an open cart Elspeth Huxley set off with her parents to travel to Thika in Kenya. As pioneering settlers, they built a house of grass, ate off a damask cloth spread over packing cases, and discovered-the hard way-the world of the African.
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ELSPETH HUXLEY (née Grant) was born in 1907 and first went to Africa in 1913. The flame trees of thika. The story of her childhood years, memorably dramatized for television by John Hawkesworth in 1982, was told in The Flame Trees of Thika (1959) and its sequel, The Mottled Lizard (1962). She returned to England in 1925 and studied agriculture at Reading University and Cornell. She married Gervas Huxley in 1931 and during the thirties travelled widely with him in Africa, America, Australia and elsewhere. Love among the daughters.
BK001028 Huxley, Elspeth 'The Merry Hippo' £. 0 1965. Penguin 1st C2321 Prev owner’s name in biro inside front. Small amount of loss to multiple pages & cover in the top RH corner. Tanned margins and cover. Hello Friends, Please bear in mind that we are no longer trading from our old premises in Ripon. We moved out of there about this time last year, and now we ONLY trade online, at least for the time being.
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