Tag Archives: Kenya

“A Guide To the Birds of East Africa” – Does This Book Have the Same Charm As “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”?

Book Review: A Guide To the Birds of East Africa By Nicholas Drayson Spoiler Alert! Summary For the past three years, the widower Mr. Malik has been secretly in love with Rose Mbikwa, a woman who leads the weekly bird … Continue reading

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“The Flame Trees of Thika” – Does This Novel Evoke Africa?

Book Review : The Flame Trees of Thika                           Memories of an African Childhood                       by Elspeth Huxley                     Spoiler Alert! In an open cart Elspeth Huxley set off with her parents to travel to Thika in Kenya. As pioneering … Continue reading

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