‘The Queen’s House, the Clock, and the Beatles Street’ By Patricia Pepper

This is one of the short stories that recounts the adventures of Themis, a Brazilian beach lover turned United Kingdom immigration officer, who draws back the curtain on the British immigration service to present her unique view on its inner workings and behind-the-scenes activity, providing an entertaining and humorous account of life on the frontline of airport arrivals, together with insights into some aspects of Brazilian culture.

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