A blog about the life and works of Scottish writer Jane Shaw (1910-2000).
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Cheering Up Jennifer
A scan from Chapter 3 of Venture to South Africa. In an attempt to get Jennifer out of her sulks, Mike and Belinda decide to buy a puppy for her when their ship docks at Las Palmas. on Grand Canary. For five shillings, they buy the little white dog from a hawker, who assures them that the dog is a pure-bred Maltese terrier. Once they are back on board the ship, they have to work out how to keep the puppy (whom they christen Little Black Sambo) hidden from the crew and how they will smuggle it into South Africa...