Thursday, 4 February 2010

Ghosts of Eden Launch

Featured just before Christmas last year, was the fantastic The Ghosts of Eden by Andrew Sharp (Picnic Publishing).

This is a superb epic about love, medicine and cultural identities with a huge African and European cast which concludes on the shores of the Indian ocean. Michael Lacey, the child of missionaries, and Zachye Katura, tending cattle for his father in the grasslands of Kaaro Karungi, are happy in their childhood idyll. However, the world around them is changing, propelling them towards tragedy. Haunted by grief and guilt, they grow up severed from their families and ancestral heritage. When they both fall for the same enigmatic woman they must face their past and hear their ancestors if they are to make their way in the modern world. This is a cross-cultural, cross-racial love story with a spectacular East African setting and contemporary worldwide themes of the effects of rapid cultural change.

Click on the image below to view some pictures from the launch in Zimbabwe.

The launch in Zimbabwe of Dr Andrew Sharp's fabulous THE GHOSTS OF EDEN

Many thanks to Corinne for supplying the images.


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