By Chris Stewart
Chris Stewart's riding OVER LEMONS advised the tale of his stream to a distant mountain farm in Las Alpujarras—an oddball quarter of Spain, south of Granada. humorous, insightful and actual, the publication grew to become a world bestseller.
A PARROT IN A PEPPER TREE, the sequel to Lemons, follows the lives of Chris, Ana and their daughter, Chloe, as they become familiar with a misanthropic parrot who joins their domestic, Spanish institution existence, neighbours in love, their amazement at Chris showing at the bestseller lists... and their surprise at getting to know that their cherished valley is once again below chance of a dam.
A Parrot within the Pepper Tree additionally appears again on Chris Stewart's former life—the difficult instances shearing in midwinter Sweden (and riding around the frozen sea to arrive island farms); his first flavor of Spain, studying flamenco guitar as a 20-year previous; and his illustrious track occupation, drumming for his college band Genesis (sacked at 17, he by no means rather grew to become Phil Collins), after which for a circus.
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A Parrot in the Pepper Tree: A Sort of Sequel to Driving over Lemons by Chris Stewart