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I really loved living in that gypsy caravan… Most wonderful of all was the feeling that when I went to sleep, my father would still be there, very close to me, sitting in his chair by the fire, or lying in the bunk above my own.
-- Danny (Chapter 1)

Importance: Here, Danny explains his simple but happy upbringing. Following the death of his mother some years before, Danny went on to be raised by his father. While Danny enjoyed living in a caravan behind his father’s filling station where Danny helped out, his fondest memories are of simply spending time with his father. Danny is very appreciative of the few things he has, and most important of all is his father.

Grown-ups are complicated creatures, full of quirks and secrets… The rest of this book is about a most private and secret habit my father had, and about the strange adventures it led...
-- Danny (Chapter 4)

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