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Book Review – Segu by Maryse Conde

Segu by Maryse Conde Format: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Published: 1984 (first published) Genre: Historical Fiction Setting: Segu, Mali Rating: 3 Stars Synopsis: The year is 1797, and the kingdom of Segu is flourishing, fed by the wealth of its noblemen…

Book Review – Havoc of Choice

The Havoc of Choice by Wanjiru Koinange Format: Paperback Publisher: Bunk Books Published: 2019 Genre: Literary/Historical Fiction Setting: Kenya Rating: 4 Stars Source: Gifted by Publisher Synopsis: Long held captive by her father’s shadow of corruption, Kavata has spent her…

Colonial Kenya: The Moulin Rouge of Africa

Tales of the Happy Valley Set Second left, Jossln Hay. Centre, Lady Idina Sackville with Friends at their Wanjohi Valley home “…..Beyond such gentrified leisure, these privileged men and women lived an absolutely hedonistic lifestyle, filled with sex, drugs, drink…

Book Review – The First Woman

The First Woman/A Girl is a Body of Water by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Format: Hardback Publisher: One World Publications Published: October 2020 Genre: Literary/Feminist Fiction/ Coming of Age Setting: Uganda   Rating: 5 Stars Synopsis: In her twelfth year, Kirabo,…