This Is How We Carried Out Of Africa The Poor Broken Body Of Bwana Daudi, The Doctor, David Livingstone, So That He Could Be Borne Across The Sea And Buried In His Own Land So Begins Petina Gappah S Powerful Novel Of Exploration And Adventure In Nineteenth Century Africa The Captivating Story Of The Loyal Men And Women Who Carried Explorer And Missionary Dr Livingstone S Body, His Papers And Maps, Fifteen Hundred Miles Across The Continent Of Africa, So His Remains Could Be Returned Home To England And His Work Preserved There Narrated By Halima, The Doctor S Sharp Tongued Cook, And Jacob Wainwright, A Rigidly Pious Freed Slave, This Is A Story That Encompasses All Of The Hypocrisy Of Slavery And Colonization The Hypocrisy At The Core Of The Human Heart While Celebrating Resilience, Loyalty, And Love.
Petina Gappah is a Zimbabwean writer with law degrees from Cambridge, Graz University, and the University of Zimbabwe Her short fiction and essays have been published in eight countries She lives with her son Kush in Geneva, where she works as counsel in an international organisation that provides legal aid on international trade law to developing countries.
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- Out of Darkness, Shining Light
- Petina Gappah
- 18 November 2017 Petina Gappah