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The mottled lizard.

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Kenya -- Social life and cu

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LC ClassificationsPR6015.U92 Z53
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Pagination335 p.
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Open LibraryOL5846610M
LC Control Number62005237
OCLC/WorldCa2294829

The 'Mottled Lizard' opens with the war over and Elspeth and her mother about to join her father in Kenya. Gradually the family home is pulled back into shape and the coffee farm recovers. We meet Europeans neighbours, Kikuyu servants and wild animals.

Huxley reveals her love for Kenya. At the end of the book, the family leaves by: 6. 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 The mottled lizard.

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book Colonial The mottled lizard. book. Nellie and Major Josceline Grant, Elspeth Grant's parents, arrived Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE was a polymath, writer, journalist, broadcaster 4/5. The 'Mottled Lizard' opens with the war over and Elspeth and her mother about to join her father in Kenya.

Gradually the family home is pulled back into shape and the coffee farm recovers. We meet Europeans neighbours, Kikuyu servants and wild animals.

Huxley reveals her love for Kenya. At the end of the book, the family leaves Thika/5(40). The second of Huxley's books that describes her childhood in Kenya.

It is a classic of Kenyan literature, with Huxley's trademark not-quite-innocent narrator and her never-equaled descriptions not only of the how Kenya looks but how it sounds, smells and feels. The mottled lizard Elspeth Joscelin Grant Huxley Snippet view - /5(5). In this sequel to The Flame of Thika, Elspeth Huxley takes up her story after the family returns to Kenya after the First World War.

Her family and friends, their home and their travels, the glorious wildlife and scenery, described in rich and loving detail, all spring to life in this enchanting book. 'She knows East Africa and she loves it with a critical and understanding 4/5(5).

Mottled Lizard by elspeth huxley. world books. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting.

Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Huxley, Elspeth Joscelin Grant, Mottled lizard.

London: Chatto & Windus,© (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Huxley, Elspeth Joscelin Grant, Mottled lizard. London, Reprint Society [] (OCoLC) J Huxley, Elspeth, Mottled Lizard, The, Reviews Slowlander While this book, the sequel to The Flame Trees of Thika, is not as focused or carries the same mystical newness of discovery as in the first book, it is, in a way, an even better book because of what it attempts to do: define what Africa is as a real place where real people.

Buy a cheap copy of The Mottled Lizard book by Elspeth Huxley. This sequel to THE FLAME TREES OF THIKA continues the story of Elspeth Huxley's childhood in Kenya. British settlers, called to serve in WW I, return to their Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. "In this sequel to The Flame of Thika, Elspeth Huxley takes up her story after the family returns to Kenya after the First World War.

Her family and friends, their home and their travels, the glorious wildlife and scenery, described in rich and loving detail, all spring to life in this enchanting book. 'She knows East Africa and she loves it with a critical and understanding sympathy/5(8). The 'Mottled Lizard' opens with the war over and Elspeth and her mother about to join her father in Kenya.

Gradually the family home is pulled back into shape and the coffee farm recovers. We meet Europeans neighbours, Kikuyu servants and wild animals. Huxley reveals her love for Kenya. At the end of the book, the family leaves Thika/5(35). The Paperback of the The Mottled Lizard by Elspeth Huxley at Barnes & Noble.

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Sequel to The Flame Trees of Thika. Editions for The Mottled Lizard: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 6. The mottled lizard. [Elspeth Huxley] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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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/5.

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She wrote novels, detective fiction, biography and travel titles, and her books include The Mottled Lizard (), The Challenge of Africa (), Livingstone and His African Journeys (), Florence Nightingale (), Scott of the Antartic (), Nellie: Letters from Africa (), Whipsnade: Captive Breeding for Survival (), The Prince.

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Penguin Modern Classics Books. Elspeth Huxley was born inthe daughter of Major Josceline Grant of Njoro, Kenya, where she spent most of her childhood. She was educated at the European School in Nairobi and at Reading University where she took a diploma in agriculture, and at Cornell University.The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood.

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