Lose yourself in
‘The book you’ve been looking for all your life ...’ ‘A cross between a nature documentary and an
The Purple-Bellied Parrot
An account of His life, times, adventures and misadventures, introducing sundry Characters, both Nefarious and Uproarious
The power of the ‘HhhuuuUUUUTTT!’
“ Most folks can do most things if they’ve a mind.
You just have to fight the Badhbh* between your ears and the dangle-jawed bum scratchers ”
Ever feel you are living the wrong life?
Ever feel another life, your should-be life,
is out there waiting for you, if only
you had the courage to …
Do you like tinned pineapple chunks?
Have you answered yes to
any of those questions?
Then follow the Purple-Bellied Parrot
on a rip-roaring, globe-spanning adventure
packed with unforgettable characters.
His quest to live his should-be life.
In the sterile apartment of a city executive with unruly nasal hair where the
Purple-Bellied Parrot cannot even do the very thing he was born to do.
On the shores of a distant land after an epic journey which tests his courage,
his ingenuity and the bonds of friendship — to the limit.
Parental Advisory: Contains occasional mild imprecations like a*s* and bo***cks.
*Badhbh: Mythical Irish bird which creates fear and confusion amongst its enemies.
The Purple-Bellied Parrot is a spell-binding, life-affirming tale, with the power to evoke laughter and tears from readers 11-100 years old.
‘Strap yersel in. This’ll pure clear the clooters oot your bahookey flaps!’ —
Praise for The Purple-Bellied Parrot From Psittascene, the magazine of the World Parrot Trust:
‘A moving, spellbinding and witty story which will stay with you for a long time’
From book bloggers:
‘The book you’ve been looking all your life’ Varietats ‘A fabulous tale of friendship, love and adventure’ Twist and Turn ‘You can’t help but laugh and cry while reading this book … perfect for reading aloud to all the family’ Relentlessly Purple ‘Brilliant, funny, moving and thought provoking, one to rival Jonathan Livingstone Seagull’ Bookwormery
From confirmed purchasers:
‘Fantastic … it is rich, vivid, visionary, hilarious, dark and joyful.’ ‘A beautiful, moving and funny book ... a story about the countless acts of love and encouragement from
friends and strangers ... In this cynical world, that’s a treasure.’ ‘A wonderful adventure. Fantastic characters.’ ‘Best I can say is buy it and read it, read it with your kids, your grandkids, your grandma and
grandpa ... a book about friendship, fortitude and finding a way home.’ ‘I loved it and I did laugh out loud and I did cry!’ and —
‘A subtle yet poignant insight into the human condition, astutely observed from the viewpoint of
a load of talking animals
... What is going off?’ - Mrs Lush, William Fagus’s cleaning lady.
Note from Mrs Lush: I know William Fagus and he is too unassuming to ask you to do this and in any case he thinks folks will magically find his book never mind
all the millions there are out there, so muggins here is asking for him.
If you read this book and you like it, please leave a review.
You don’t have to write loads. Apparently it helps the ‘bots’ (whatever they are) to find it and it gives new authors a leg-up and that.
Yours, Mrs Lush