Out of Darkness, Shining Light

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Out of Darkness, Shining Light
  • Petina Gappah
  • 24 June 2018
  • 1982110333

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Out of Darkness, Shining Light Engrossing, beautiful, and deeply imaginative, Out of Darkness, Shining Light is a novel that lends voice to those who appeared only as footnotes in history, yet whose final, brave act of loyalty and respect changed the course of it An incredible and important book by a masterful writer Yaa Gyasi, author of HomegoingThis is how we carried out of Africa the poor broken body of Bwana Daudi, the Doctor, David Livingstone, so that he could be borne across the sea and buried in his own land So begins Petina Gappah s powerful novel of exploration and adventure in nineteenth century Africa the captivating story of the loyal men and women who carried explorer and missionary Dr Livingstone s body, his papers and maps, fifteen hundred miles across the continent of Africa, so his remains could be returned home to England and his work preserved there Narrated by Halima, the doctor s sharp tongued cook, and Jacob Wainwright, a rigidly pious freed slave, this is a story that encompasses all of the hypocrisy of slavery and colonization the hypocrisy at the core of the human heart while celebrating resilience, loyalty, and love. Free Download Out of Darkness, Shining Light [ By ] Petina Gappah [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – passionbusiness.co.uk

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9 thoughts on “Out of Darkness, Shining Light

  1. Debra says:

    all I want is to go somewhere no one has ever been, and gaze at the sky and look for miles around to see nothing but trees and hear nothing but birds David Livingstone was a Scottish physician, missionary and explorer who was determined to learn the source of the Nile River He also hoped to use his influence to stop the east African Arab Swahili slave trade He died in Africa in 1873 from Malaria and Dysentery His heart was buried under a tree where he died and his remains and his journa all I want is to go somewhere no one has ever been, and gaze at the sky and look for miles around to see nothing but trees and hear nothing but birds David Livingstone was a Scottish physician, missionary and explorer who was determined to learn the source of the Nile River He also hoped to use his influence to stop the east African Arab Swahili slave trade He died in Africa in 1873 from Malaria and Dysentery His heart was buried under a tree where he died and his remains and his journal were carried over 1.000 miles where they could be returned to Britain where he was interred at Westminster Abbey Whoever heard of a party of people marching across a strange land with a dead body But they did just that This book is told in time before David Livings...

  2. Fran says:

    Scottish explorer and medical missionary, David Livingstone, relentlessly searched for the source of the Nile, the world s longest river In the final two years of his life, he still had Nile madness In the opinion of Livingstone s acerbic cook Halima, the Nile had been there since time began The river would continue to flow whether the source was found or not Halima s advice, go home to your children, find a wife to warm your bed Livingstone refused to return to England despite bec Scottish explorer and medical missionary, David Livingstone, relentlessly searched for the source of the Nile, the world s longest river In the final two years of his life, he still had Nile madness In the opinion of Livingstone s acerbic cook Halima, the Nile had been there since time began The river would continue to flow whether the source was found or not Halima s advice, go home to your children, find a wife to warm your bed Livingstone refused to return to England despite becoming ill and frail He died in 1873 in what is present day Zambia How is Livingstone to be interred He will not rest easythose who are buried away from home walk abroadthey know no rest He must be buried in the way of his faithHe mustbe buried on ground that is consecratedwe cannot bury him here Halima s suggestion We will smoke himdry him in the sunHe would be light enough to carry thenwe bury his heart here and carry his bones to his own land In the handwritten diaries of Jacob Wainwright, a former slave, Wainwright d...

  3. Lisa says:

    3.75This book journals the aftermath of Dr David Livingtone s death English physician, missionary and humanitarian It is delivered from two POVs his female cook, Halimi and from Jacob Wainwright, a Christian missionary Dr Livingstone has bestowed himself a man of great significance among their people He is deified because of his contributions to their village He is referred to as Bwana Master Daudi, and Halimi, is his favorite slave to a white muzungu I thoroughly enjoyed the spi 3.75This book journals the aftermath of Dr David Livingtone s death English physician, missionary and humanitarian It is delivered from two POVs his female cook, Halimi and from Jacob Wainwright, a Christian missionary Dr Livingstone has bestowed himself a man of great significance among their people He is deified because of his contributions to their village He is referred to as Bwana Master Daudi, and Halimi, is his favorite slave to a white muzungu I thoroughly enjoyed the spirited narration comin...

  4. Diane says:

    Compelling story told about the death of Livingstone from the story of his African companions.

  5. Missrew says:

    Give it a 3.5 star rating Characters well drawn, humorous touches to the story.

  6. Lisa says:

    3.75This book journals the aftermath of Dr David Livingtone s death English physician, missionary and humanitarian It is delivered from two POVs his female cook, Halimi and from Jacob Wainwright, a Christian missionary Dr Livingstone has bestowed himself a man of great significance among their people He is deified because of his contributions to their village He is referred to as Bwana Master Daudi, and Halimi, is his favorite slave to a white muzungu I thoroughly enjoyed the spi 3.75This book journals the aftermath of Dr David Livingtone s death English physician, missionary and humanit...

  7. Paul says:

    An interesting story of historical fiction Well researched and very well written an incredible 1000 mi journey The characters were well formed and the dialog solid Recommended for fans of historical fiction.I really appreciate the ARC for review

  8. Kristy K says:

    I received an advanced copy through Netgalley in return for an honest review.

  9. Lee says:

    Out of Darkness, Shining Light describes the story of David Livingston and the themes of strength, determination, love, loyalty and courage The characters were well developed and it had a very interesting plot A fascinating stor...