One Young Fool in South Africa

JOE AND VICTORIA TWEAD

“Have I ever told you about my seventh birthday?”

“Only a million times.”

Who is Joe Twead? Where did he come from? What happened before Joe met Victoria and they moved to a crazy Spanish mountain village together?

Joe Twead’s early life in South Africa was very different to Victoria’s in leafy Dorset. Sad, dark, funny, yet often magical, Joe vividly paints his childhood memories despite being heckled by Victoria at his elbow as he writes.

Book Themes

South Africa, coming of age, child neglect, Johannesburg, 1960s, 1970s,

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