Category: Africa

A Must Read Book: The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here is a “Must Read” book if you want more information on understanding how the moderate form of Islam taught…

Book Review: Power of the Sword, by Wilbur Smith

Power of the Sword by Wilbur Smith My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am once again reading Wilbur Smith’s books as inspiration to writing another novel. This amazing work puts it all together in telling the tale of two rival half brothers, Shasa…

Book Review: Tsotsi by Athol Fugard

Tsotsi by Athol Fugard My rating: 5 of 5 stars Author Athol Fugard has captured the true essence of disenfranchised criminal African youth in the townships of South Africa during the Apartheid era. The descriptions of the daily life of Tsotsi, the leader of…

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Slide Show on “Ghosts of Ukuthula”

Here’s a set of 14 slides from one of my book talks that will help you understand the characterization and background of “The Ghosts of Ukuthula.”  Enjoy! 1. The Cover showing the fading Old Apartheid Government Elephant and behind it ar two powers: right…

African Kid Pictures! Plus! A new Book Review of “Ghosts of Ukuthula”

Check out “Richies’s Reviews” An excellent review site! Rich is a man who is prolific in doing several reviews a week of the adventure, action, sci-fi, mystery and historical fict… Source: African Kid Pictures! Plus! A new Book Review of “Ghosts of Ukuthula”

Billions of Africans – Ready to Take over the Planet!

Wow! What a story! If you’ve never seen African driver ants coming through the forest, or stepped on their warpath inadvertently in your open sandals, then you’ve got something coming! … Source: Billions of Africans – Ready to Take over the Planet!

Holiday Gift Time – Africa Novel and Shell Book still free on a couple more dates!

Dear Friends and Followers: African Book, African Story, African Hero – The Ghosts of Ukuthula Below: The Author – 1967 Sasse College, Buea, W. Cameroon, taking off for Christmas ride up through Mamfe to Bamenda. Traveling light!      Cover of my latest novel “The…

A Quote from “Ghosts of Ukuthula”tells it all about politics. Don’t forget Saturday’s Giveaway!

My old Peace Corps buddy from Cameroon (19666), Mickey Johnson,(That’s him with the Green Mamba – one lucky fellow it didn’t bite him!) made a gret observation about “The Ghosts of Ukuthula.” He pointed out a quote from on p. 25, Chapter 3, that…

Just Updated My Web Site on Africa!

I just spent several hours updating my website with pictures of my 1973-76 work at Maun Secondary School in Botswana,Africa and also putting on pictures of my 2014 Botswana 10 day Safari and return to Maun Secondary School to see how it had grown!…

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