Sea Otters Gambolling in the Wild, Wild Surf

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In this inventive first novel, young Felix is bored, and stressed about his final exams and his job, and feeling guilty about Mrs P’s spaniel, Vespasian. He finally gains some perspective when his curiosity takes him on a trip halfway round the world.

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John Bennett comes from the north-east of Scotland. This is his first novel.

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"Funny, original, stylish, hip, contemporary, funny, daring, entertaining, brilliant...Full of energy, life and laughter...If Murakami was British and into otters he might have produced something like this" * Ben Rice * "The book has true cult potential...A truly original coming of age tale with bestseller written all over it" -- Sarah, Broadhurst * Bookseller * "Unforgettable and brilliantly written" * Daily Express * "A fast-moving romp" * Glasgow Herald *

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