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Shooting Caterpillars in Spain [Kindle Edition]

Alex Browning
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Shooting Caterpillars in Spain is the compelling story of two innocents abroad in the depths of Andalusia in the late ’80s. Alex and James’s experiences (and those of their cats) will have you in tears of laughter – and occasionally just in tears – as they lurch from one disaster to another. Not your usual account of expats enjoying a life of sun, sea and sangria, but a enchanting tale of triumph and disaster that captures the essence of country living in Spain. A down-to-earth, warts-and-all, absorbing read!

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3897 KB
  • Print Length: 186 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Survival Books (22 Jan 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S. r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0070XO876
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #91,837 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars not so cushy!! 9 Sep 2006
Format:Paperback
An interesting and amusing insight into life in a foreign country in the 80's. All of us stuck in our 'way of life' imagine an easy lifestlye for all those who choose to go and live in warmer climes !! NOT SO ! This book illustrates just how versatile and resourceful people have to be to try and make things work when outside influences have such an impact on day to day life but as the book shows, a sense of humour is vital to pave the way to success and just to keep going against the odds!! Book 2 on it's way?
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad but not a great read. 3 July 2006
By Ali_M.
Format:Paperback
I have just finished reading this book and whilst it gave an insight into the lifestyle of ex pats in the late 80's I foun d it was a bit flat, it was written similarly to Carol Drinkwaters tales in Southern France.

Perhaps I am being a little unfair as I compare this writing to that of Peter Kerr and Chris Stewart, in my opinion better and funnier writers.

If you like tales of what cats get up to living in Andalucia then this may be for you, but not for me..
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25 of 28 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A VERY FUNNY YET MOVING BOOK 15 Nov 2005
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
This account of life as it really is for your average couple without much money in the Spanish countryside, warts and all, made me laugh until my sides hurt. The illustrations are excellent and add another dimension. I can't wait for "what happened next", what about it Alex?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Uninspiring. 10 Oct 2010
By Mabs
Format:Paperback
The characters and the tales are not very interesting and I didn't learn much about moving to Spain. I'm afraid I stopped reading before I got to the end.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well written with great humour and style. 10 Sep 2006
By Peter
Format:Paperback
I really enjoyed this fast moving and thoroughly amusing tale. Alex has painted a vivid and fascinating picture of life for a brave but innocent couple buying their first property in Spain. The succession of difficult but hilarious situations and her perception and description of all the colourful characters involved kept me riveted to the end.
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