By Michael Patrick Clark
A heart-warming coming-of-age story, Flying with Cuckoos is Michael Patrick Clark's hilarious autobiography; plotting his youth from orphan baby in unsatisfied followed domestic to club of 1 of the main ill-disciplined and disreputable devices within the British armed forces.
As the tale unfolds we keep on with his unsteady development; from one-sided battles with institution bullies in suburban England, to even-more one-sided battles with the S.A.S. in the various world's most deadly and unique locations, and from embarrassing skirmishes with teenage Lolitas to carnal disaster and extra refined sexual predators.
Set opposed to backgrounds as diversified as occupied Europe, the jungles of South-East Asia, the hedonistic way over swinging-sixties Bangkok and Singapore, and the desolate barren region of the Northern Sahara wilderness, Flying with Cuckoos is a touching tale of desire and fulfillment, and the outstanding magazine of a tender man's fight to outlive and overcome.
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"This is a coming of age tale that many of us can empathize with" - Amazon Reviewer
"It is a superb tale of discovering your self, discovering your power and discovering what lies beyond." - Amazon Reviewer
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Contains grownup topic and robust language
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