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This is an auction for A SIMPLES LIFE: MY LIFE AND TIMES, by Aleksandr Orlov.

Amazon.com reviews:

"I loved this book, it kept me laughing all day. I go back and reread sections just for the giggle. A well written and funny book. If you know of Aleksandar and love the humour this is a must have for your book shelf. Very creative and fun. It is the best book I have read for ages."

"I found this book during a recent trip to London--It is the embodiment of pop culture. Charming, humourous, graphically beautiful,insanely appealing,and yet true to the immigrant story of our forbears. Obviously Aleksandr Orlov is already a cult figure, thus the book. I was charmed!"

"Aleksandr Orlov and his family and friends are meerkat advertising characters for a UK price comparison website, "comparethemarket dot com" which they spoof as "comparetheMEERKAT". His catchphrase is "Simples!" Apparently they are a big sensation across the pond, but being a distracted Yank I was unaware of them until I saw some posts about them on expat friends' pages. This book was rushed out to capitalize on the popularity of the characters, and it is far more nicely done than one would expect in that circumstance. One thing the British do very well is cute little animal stories (e.g. Pooh, Paddington, Wind in the Willows and many picture books) and this could be described as a pop-culture version of same."

Hardback 2010.

125 pages.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect these books from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

Payment within seven days, please.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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