Evertried to plough a swamp? Maybe calm a heifer down by mesmerising it?It's just another typical day for dairy farmer Mark and his goodfriend Gus Tomlins. Gus and Mark are characters best known from theGus and Metales depicted on New Zealand radio in the 1950s. Markand Gus isan anthology of Frank S. Anthony's original short stories which werepublished in 1923-24 in the NewZealand Herald,Christchurch Weeklyand Auckland WeeklyNews. You willlaugh out loud at some of the situations in which hot-headed Gus andgullible Mark find themselves. Told through the stoic and thoroughlyKiwi voice of Mark, the reader can envision the surrounding land,animals and locals which lead the two friends on a lively set ofmisadventures through 1920s rural New Zealand.