Out of Darkness, Shining Light
Paperback $29.99 - Faber
Fiction - Published: 5/Nov/2019 - ISBN: 9780571345335
This is the story of the body of Bwana Daudi, the Doctor, the explorer David Livingstone - and the sixty-nine men and women who carried his remains for 1,500 miles so that he could be buried in his own country. In Gappah's radical novel, it is those in the shadows of history - those who saved a white man's bones; his dark companions; his faithful retinue on an epic funeral march - whose voices are resurrected. A portrait of a world on the cusp of change - and a celebration of human bravery, loyalty and love.
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