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The White Umbrella

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The White Umbrella by Brian Sewell
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For Mr B it was love at first sight: when he saw the tiny donkey being abused by its owner, he knew he had to come to her rescue. He called her Pavlova (on account of her long legs) and knew that their destinies were now entwined. There was no way his film crew was going to fly them both back to London, so Mr B quite sensibly decides that they will travel overland-and what a trip it runs out to be! He leaves his film crew in Pakistan and embarks on a journey, donkey in tow, across Iran, through Turkey, into Germany and France to bring her home to suburban London. Enroute, they encounter drug smugglers, carpet salesmen and hosts of every variety, until they finally hitch a lift from Hector, an aristocratic Brit who drives a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, in which the two eccentric Englishmen successfully smuggle Pavlova across The Channel.

Author Biography

Brian Sewell (1931-2015) was known as Britain's most famous and controversial art critic. He wrote for The Tatler and The Evening Standard, appeared on television and radio and was known for his uncompromising views on modern art. He wrote two bestselling volumes of autobiography - Outsider and Outsider II, and was an Orwell Prize-winning journalist and renowned animal-lover. The White Umbrella was his first novel. Sally Ann Lasson started work as a cartoonist at The Independent in London in 1986. She has written extensively for major newspapers and her cartoon books have been translated into several languages.
Release date NZ
May 25th, 2018
Author
Contributor
Illustrated by Sally Ann Lasson
Imprint
David R. Godine Publisher
Interest Age
From 13 to 17 years
Pages
160
Dimensions
125x205x15
ISBN-13
9781567926248
Product ID
27876030

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