Released on 02 February 2012.

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Rosy is My Relative

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What does a young man bequeathed £500 and an elephant with a taste for liquor do? Adrian Whistle thinks he has the answer — he’ll give her to the circus. But it isn’t so easy.

Together Adrian and Rosy cut a swathe of terror and destruction through the peaceful countryside of southern England. Drunk or sober, Rosy spreads chaos in her wake, till her hapless victims claim the full majesty of the law against her . . .

‘His uproarious first novel.’ Daily Mirror

‘Comic havoc!’ New York Times

‘Enchanting . . . beautifully told.’ Scotsman

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Comic havoc!
New York Times
Enchanting . . . beautifully told
His uproarious first novel
Daily Mirror