Circling the Sun

Circling the Sun Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl Markham is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent under

Leopard at the Door

Leopard at the Door After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she d longed for is much changed Her father s new companion a strange, intolerant woman has taken over the household The political climate in the country grows unsettled b

Dance of the Jakaranda

Dance of the Jakaranda Set in the shadow of Kenya s independence from Great Britain, Dance of the Jakaranda reimagines the special circumstances that brought black, brown and white men together to lay the railroad that heralded the birth of the nation.The novel traces the lives and loves of three men preacher Richard Tur

City of Saints & Thieves

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Ghosts of Tsavo (Society for Paranormals, #1)

Ghosts of Tsavo (Society for Paranormals, #1) Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea and a pinch of cinnamon But she ll need than that if she s to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process All

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Blank 133x176 Ng g wa Thiong o, although renowned for his novels, memoirs, and plays, honed his craft as a short story writer From The Fig Tree, written in 1960, his first year as an undergraduate at Makerere University College in Uganda, to the playful The Ghost of Michael Jackson, written as a professor

Out of Africa

Out of Africa Out of Africa is Isak Dinesen s memoir of her years in Africa, from 1914 to 1931, on a four thousand acre coffee plantation in the hills near Nairobi She had come to Kenya from Denmark with her husband, and when they separated she stayed on to manage the farm by herself, visited frequently by her l

A Grain of Wheat

A Grain of Wheat Set in the wake of the Mau Mau rebellion and on the cusp of Kenya s independence from Britain, A Grain of Wheat follows a group of villagers whose lives have been transformed by the 1952 1960 Emergency At the center of it all is the reticent Mugo, the village s chosen hero and a man haunted by a te

Circling the Sun

Circling the Sun Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl Markham is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent under