By Joseph Hone
'Joseph Hone went to Zaire for the BBC. His objective was once a chain of talks approximately crossing Africa from coast to coast, as Stanley had performed. That goal started, and ended, in Kinshasha... Having fallen in love in boyhood with the assumption of Africa, he had hunted for 'great freeing spaces', and located himself in a urban from which there has been no get away and not using a inner most plane.' Guardian
'For those that wish to learn, in convenience, approximately uncomfortable trips, frightful lodges, dreadful nutrition, and broken-down capitals, I strongly suggest Children of the Country. The part on Kinshasha, particularly, is either alarming and hilarious.' Richard Cobb, Spectactor 'Books of the Year'
'A darkly colored own odyssey.... Hone hopes to accomplish a few form of point of view on his unraveling marriage right here within the panorama of his boyhood fantasies... His skill to articulate his personal reactions to the panorama, mixed together with his particular notation of aspect, lend his narrative freshness and vitality.' Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
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Children of the Country: Coast to Coast Across Africa by Joseph Hone