Out of Darkness, Shining Light
Travel back to nineteenth-century Africa with Petina Gappah's captivating novel of exploration and adventure. Follow the loyal men and women who carried Dr. Livingstone's body, papers, and maps fifteen hundred miles across the continent to be returned to England. Narrated by the doctor's cook and a freed slave, this tale offers a powerful look at the hypocrisy of slavery and colonization, while also celebrating resilience, loyalty, and love.
2019-12-13T09:23:54.000ZMs Petina Gappah s latest book “Out of Darkness, Shining Light” is an extremely ambitious project that scales heights never before flighted by a Zimbabwean author . It’s a frightening historical novel that must make compulsory reading .Bar her politics , this woman is a treasure – source