Scottish Literary Connections to Africa

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  • Cover scan of Travels Into The Interior Of Africa
    Travels Into The Interior Of Africa - Mungo Park - Paperback
    Mungo Park, a surgeon, was sent by the African Association to explore West Africa & open trade routes along the Niger River to the fabled, gold-rich Timbuctu. His record of his travels brought a new image of Africa to the European public, though the continent claimed his life.
  • Cover scan of A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali
    A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali - Gil Courtemanche - Hardback
    This novel is a cathartic denunciation of poverty, ignorance, global apathy and media blindness. It is both a poignant love story and a stirring hymn to humanity.
  • Cover scan of White Knees, Brown Knees
    White Knees, Brown Knees: Suez Canal Zone 1951-1954, The Forgotten Years - Douglas J. Findlay - Hardback
    In the Suez Canal Zone between 1951 and 1954 there were some 250,000 Service personnel deployed. The MoD admits to 613 British burials in the Suez. In this book, Douglas Findlay tells how the real death toll was more than 1000.
  • Cover scan of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith - Paperback
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is one woman, Precious Ramotswe, working out of a breezeblock office in Botswana. A cross between Kinsey Millhone and Miss Marple, Precious makes an unlikely heroine as she embarks on a very African mystery.
  • Cover scan of In Search Of Willie Patterson
    In Search Of Willie Patterson: A Scottish Soldier In The Age Of Imperialism - Fred Reid - Paperback
    This title tells the story of Fred Reid's quest to understand the grandfather he never knew, a soldier who fought in the East African campaign during World War I. In telling it, he is frank about the great pains a blind man must take to overcome many barriers to research.
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    Livingstone - Tim Jeal - Paperback
    David Livingstone is revered as one of the world's greatest explorers and missionaries and as the first European to cross Africa. This biography reveals the man behind the myth, one capable of ruthless cruelty as well as self-sacrifice.
  • Cover scan of Travels In The White Man's Grave
    Travels In The White Man's Grave - Donald Macintosh - Paperback
    Donald Macintosh's reminiscences of his life as a forester in the remotest areas of West Africa reflect the hardiness and sense of adventure of a Gaelic-speaking Scot. The white man's grave was an apt name for a very inhospitable region.
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    Greenmantle - John Buchan - Paperback
    Here, one of John Buchan's finest creations, Richard Hannay, South African mining engineer and war hero, undertakes a perilous mission to pursue the elusive 'Greenmantle'. His success or failure could change the outcome of World War 1.
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