"A hilarious memoir...Enchanting and amazing" The Daily Mail "A delight" The Guardian "Laugh out loud is an understatement...a wonderful insight into life in Africa from a two-foot high point of view, witty, touching and above all affectionate" The Press Assocation "Tick Bite Fever itches with mordant wit - there's at least one turn of phrase per paragraph that gets among your ribs like a feather duster. An excellent memoir" Uncut Magazine "Exotic hats off to David Bennun, who has written a book full of warmth and self-deprecating humour" Word Magazine
Born in Swindon in 1968, Dave Bennun's family moved to Zambia in 1971. In 1973 the family moved to Kenya where they lived for the next 16 years. He has worked at Melody Maker and at Loaded. He is now freelance and writes for The Guardian, Observer, Mail on Sunday, Sunday Telegraph and GQ.
Laughing aloud while reading is not a commonality for this reader, but this book accomplished it time and time again. Read morePublished 4 months ago by the Admin
being an ex-Kenyan it had a huge appeal. I associated with many of David's experiences. It is very funny and witty. I love his writing style. I didn't want it to end.Published 18 months ago by LOIS KUHLE
It brought back so many memories from Africa! As a child raised in Africa, I could understand what the narrator and his family went through.Published on August 11, 2013 by Dawie de Jager