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By David Bennun

Tick chunk Fever is the radical memoir of a truly unconventional early life. within the early Seventies, Dave Bennun's kinfolk transplanted themselves from Swindon to the wilds of Kenya. His father had lived in Africa earlier than, yet for Dave, Kenya used to be bemusingly new. it'd be his domestic for the subsequent sixteen years, with issues occasionally seeming a piece surreal. On the best way domestic from school—closed early simply because a couple of lions were padding round the playground—Dave used to be mugged by way of baboons. a few Sunday afternoons saw Dave and his father being chased via a herd of elephants. Enchantingly humorous, Tick chunk Fever is a story of the fading innocence of formative years that's miles sooner than the competition.

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