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Colonial Adventure is an epic in free-form verse depicting a slice of British colonial history (1936 - 1977) as experienced by individuals on both sides of the racial conflict. It starts with a British couple who establish a large agricultural operation in what was then Southern Rhodesia, later Rhodesia and now Zimbawe. With the rise of black nationalism, the black majority rebels, leading to a brutal civil war that damages every segment of the population.

Of the other shorter stories, all in free-form verse, one concerns a female architect
from Haiti, another a retired actor and a third a young boy abandoned by his mother.
A fourth poem addresses an over-reaction in the climate of fear about Islam and a
fifth an outrage against a teenager seeking to free herself from family domination.
Simba Kubwa is a dramatic monologue conducted by an African dictator.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2011
March 18
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
154
Pages
PUBLISHER
Xlibris US
SELLER
AuthorHouse
SIZE
2.6
MB

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