Rosalind Wallqvist

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 80% (4 of 5)
 

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Speak Swahili, Dammit! by James Penhaligon
Speak Swahili, Dammit! by James Penhaligon
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I absolutely loved this book, having been born and grown up in East Africa! It was just as if I was back in that enchanting atmosphere, feeling myself almost in James Penhaligon's heart! We who grew up in East Africa during the 1950s and 60s had a very privileged childhood free of constraints (apart from boarding school! where we all had to be educated!)where we could experience the wonder and excitement of Africa. We were safe, free, warm, happy, able to explore and learn about wildlife and other cultures. James Penhaligon has captured it all and writes about his childhood, family and friends in what can only be described as an excellent read, comical, fascinating and an escape to the… Read more
Blood Sisters by Barbara Keating
Blood Sisters by Barbara Keating
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 2 Feb 2009
Having grown up in Kenya and gone to school with the authors of Blood Sisters and A Durable Fire, it was like a walk down memory lane. It brought back my own past and childhood so vividly and accurately, I felt I was almost reliving that time in Kenya. I can't wait for the third part of the Langani Trilogy!

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