All the Tea in China

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Inspired by a shotgun-blast in the seat of his breeches, young Karli Van Cleer quits his native Holland to seek his fortune. All The Tea In China follows his perilous journey across the globe, as Karli is confronted by mountainous seas, high-piled plates of curry and the ferocious penalties of the Articles of War. En route he acquires some interesting diseases, a fortune, and a wife almost as good as new. And changes his name to Mortdecai. Addicts and newcomers alike will revel in this lusty tale of an ancestor of Charlie Mortdecai who helped make Britain great - for a price.

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Kyril Bonfiglioli was born in 1928 of an English mother and Italo-Slovene father. A former professional soldier and Oxford graduate, he worked as an art dealer before writing five novels in the 1970s including the deliciously funny The Mordecai Trilogy. He died in Jersey in 1985.

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Published by Penguin Books Ltd (2002)
ISBN 10: 0141003863 ISBN 13: 9780141003863
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