Rezension bezieht sich auf: Speak Swahili, Dammit ! (Taschenbuch)
This is an extraordinary, hilarious and heartbreaking book.
The finest account of friendship, passion and love to the people of East Africa.
Shockingly honest, outrageously funny and yet so true.
SSD is the most valued book I have ever read.
Jimu, was not only my companion in the early 1950's but even today we are very close friends and still raving about our wonderful childhood in Geita.
For all Africa fans an absolute must read.
Rudiger Vogs (Dieter Bluger in book) --Mr Rudiger Vogs, former correspondent with CBS, Nairobi, 8.08.2010 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
A beautiful story about the often difficult lives of the gold miners in Africa.Published 19 days ago by Mummy Jill
Loved this book. Everything about this book made me envious that l was not brought up in Africa with all the richness of a multi national community thriving in a wonderful exotic... Read morePublished 1 month ago by JJR
This is an engaging and a well written book. The story is at times a bit drawn out. It might have been interesting to change the narrator from omnipotent to a less reliable one,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by eva
The story is here and worth telling, but written in that rather neurotic present tense: "I walk into the room, I sit down." This is not how tales are told. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Geoffrey Rex Hill
I would recommend this book to anyone interested in child development. Not a normal childhood but one of freedom and adventure in another time and place.
I laughed and cried reading this book, and couldn't put it down. Coming from a family with roots in colonial Africa it reminds me of growing up hearing those stories. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ms. N. R. Close
This book rang a bell with me as I was also a child of colonial Africa albeit from the other side of the continent, Sierra Leone. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Susan