[PDF/EBOOK] In Borrowed Light
Dren of their own The span of their lives is set against the backdrop of the violence of the Mau Mau rebellion the trials of Independence the harshness of the African bush the prevalence of wildlife poaching and the corruption of officials in high places At times this backdrop becomes claustrophic but the author is timeously able to create a
BREATHING SPACE BY MOVING THE ACTION TO LONDON IRELAND space by moving the action to London Ireland Norway For the most part however the story is firmly rooted in Kenya in Nairobi Mombassa and Lamu but most of all on the farm Langani which belongs to the family of one of the girls This book would efinitely fit into the chick lit category as it centres on family relationships and the ups and Kiss Tell downs of the marriages and love interests of the women To be uite honest the relationship trials got so tired by the third novel that the only reason I stayed the course is because we had lived in Kenya for four years and reading about the places we lived in and visited was like a tripown memory lane I am not sure that anyone who hadn t lived in Kenya or even Africa would find this book appealing I suspect they would find the girls too annoying to be bothered with and move on to a better written novel I have to be honest I In The Country Of Deceit didn t enjoy the first 200 pages of this book It started incredibly slowly and shone a spotlight on the weak writing A third of the way in and therama starts which of course changed my initial feelings The remainder of the book is far better and Ferry Crossing definitely makes up. Ith the charismatic safari guide Anthony Chapman who has beenisabled in a tragic accident Yet his bitterness and fear of commitment threaten to shatter her reamsSet in the magnificent but unpredictable wilds of Kenya In Borrowed Light the final part of the Langani Trilogy is a story of courage and fortitude of loyalty and murderous eceit of friendship and betrayal and redeeming sacrific.
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So much happened in this book loved the series
"highly recommended reads "recommended reads book was great Absolutely loved the final book in the Langani Trilogy It all just came together so well and I so sad it was over If you re looking for a trilogy to
sink your teeth this is it Loved that it was set in Africa and could just pictureyour teeth into this is it Loved that it was set in Africa and could just picture she was writing about Loved most of it but felt the last chapters were just too conveniently tying up the endings However hate being without Kenya now that I have finished the trilogy Loved the immersion in Africa so realistic Also felt I really knew the characters terrific Children of a Better God description In all honesty Iid not like the ending and i found the last book a little too boring and Brushes With History descriptive The part where Rabindrahies threw me off a little thinking his On a Prayer death kind of ruined the rest of the story nontheless a good book to some extent I loved this trilogy but I was born in Zambia and have spent the majority of my life living in Africa It really resonated with me but I can t imagine the seriesrawing you in if you have no relationship with AfricaI loved it and was sad that it was finally over I enjoyed the whole trilogy seeing the girls grow up and retaining their bond with ups and Going Places downs of course The authors beautifullyescribe the scenery and characters and the story is easy to follow in spite of skipping from country to countryMy favourite novel was Love in the Tsunami definitely the first one but this last oneid tie up all the loose ends etc Not the end. Fourteen years after independence the enduring childhood friendship of three women has carried them through times of violence and loss in Kenya their chosen homelandHannah Olsen and her husband Lars own Langani Farm and Safari Lodge where they struggle to protect their wildlife and land from poachers and corrupt officials But the The Emerald Route developing relationship between theiraughter and a young Af. .
Ing I wanted thoughI shall say no Have only just begun not gripping but readable enough Perhaps it gets BetterAm Still Reading This One still reading this one Thief is compelling way compelling but this is an OK readCharacter Get Smart development is slow Since I live in Africa I am finding some of the references interesting and it s a good thing I know the places they are talking about If Iidn t live here not sure I be interested Will continue onI can t recommend this book at all It only picked up in the last 100 pages It is not earth shattering at all If you have lived in Africa as a non African maybe you will like it But poorly written and
#slow Your life will go on fine without reading this book #Your life will go on fine without reading this book this book is riddled with cliches stereotypes and poor writing You can randomly open the book at any page to confirm this My example Flip flip flip stop Page 167 All around him he could hear the sounds of Africa Hyenas yipped and cackled hippos honked and splashed and puffed in the river and from an immeasurable istance the Ambrosia for Afters deep grunting sound of a lionrifted across the plains
on the night wind This is the kind of paragraph you would read to your children before they gothe night wind This is the kind of paragraph you would read to your children before they go sleep at nightBut there is a story and it can be compelling in parts if not consistently throughout The narrative is based on three girls who in the 1960 s met at boarding school in Kenya and became blood sisters The three novels are based on the evelopment of the girls from schoolchildren to women who marry and have chil. Rican boy with a terrifying legacy tests the strength of their family Sarah Singh wildlife researcher and renowned photographer is married to an Indian journalist However their inability to have children puts Sarah's relationship with her husband and his family under increasing pressure Camilla Broughton Smith international model and fashion esigner has given up a Pundits from Pakistan dazzling career to work