Thursday, 27 September 2012

Not exactly Eric Newby

      If you suppose, by the way, that I am unduly susceptible, you should read the recollections of J.A. St John, Esq., who travelled in Abyssinia in the 1840s and appears to have spent most of his time goggling at boobies, on which he was obviously an authority.

Flashman on the March, p.78, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.

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