From the moment the author arrived in Kenya in 1914 to manage a coffee plantation, her heart belonged to Africa. Drawn to the intense colours and ravishing landscapes, she spent her happiest years on the farm. In this title, her experiences and friendships with the people around her are vividly recalled.
Narrated by Halima - Livingstone's chef - and three of his servants and disciples - Jacob, Chuma, and Susi - the novel tells a pre-colonial story that is largely idealistic and Christian from a post-colonial perspective.
When Anne Darwin faced the world and said that her husband had disappeared while canoeing in the North Sea, her life changed forever. She had just lied to the police, the press, her friends, insurance companies and her sons. Anne opens up about her husband's hideaway scheme and the runaway train of deceit and guilt that followed.
Nick Drake won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection with The Man in the White Suit in 1999. Out of Range is his fourth collection, following From the Word Go (2007) and The Farewell Glacier (2012).
After a harrowing tour in Afghanistan, intelligence officer Amy Cornwall is eager to return home to her husband and their young daughter.HER FAMILY IS MISSINGThe kidnappers leave a message: if she wants to see her husband and daughter alive again, Amy must complete a near impossible task...and she has 48 hours to do it.