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A few (Lima) beans short of a casserole

Advantages: Interesting details on Peruvian culture
Disadvantages: Absurd characters, seems far-fetched

For some time I had seen this book in the travel section in my local Waterstones (I'm quite often found there, if you ever need to track me down!) while perusing the "three for two" offer. I had, in fact, several times been just about to include this book ...

fizzytom 09.02.2005 · Read full review
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Review of A Very Peruvian Practice: Travels With La Senora - John Lane

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A very Peruvian Practice: lead me to the clinic

Advantages: Tells you wht guide books dont. John Lane is an excellent writer
Disadvantages: I didnt find any , I wasnt interested in Peru but now I am

Can Peru be any where near as funny and fascinating as the book? If so, I cant wait to go. It is interesting to see how the spanishness comes over (We live high in the mountains in Spain so have first hand knowledge of it - our neighbours, sadly, no ...

GrandmaClampit70 09.09.2011 · Read full review
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