In 1921, in the wilds of the Malaysian jungle, a clutch of British children are being brought up by a Swiss nanny, with a monkey for a pet and deadly scorpions in the night nursery. From that eccentric childhood spent in Malaysia, the south of France, and only occasionally Britain, to her early years as a young news reporter in Algeria and Italy during Word War II, Suzanne St Albans has had an extraordinary life. Charming and utterly fascinating in its details of another time and another world, Mango & Mimosa is destined to become a classic.
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Suzanne St Albans was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1921. She now lives in Berkshire where she spends her time doing historical research.Review:
“The charm of this book floods the mind with pleasure.” -- THE SPECTATOR
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Book Description Little, Brown Book Group, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111860498949
Book Description Little, Brown Book Group. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1860498949 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0849115