By Jonathan Bower
She additionally seeks to fulfil her future as a girl, and positioned in the back of her years of frustration and disgrace. She meets Michael, a tender architect, and embarks with him on an affair with a view to carry pleasure and disabling discomfort.
Set in East Africa within the turbulent years simply after independence, it is a tale of longing, of passionate engagement, and of harsh disillusion.
“Africa comes vibrantly alive in those pages.”
“A love tale with the complexity of the real.”
“An unique, feminist highway movie.”
Jonathan Bower used to be born and knowledgeable in eire. He has labored in Africa and within the Arab global in radio, tv, movies, and as a journalist. He presently divides his time among eire, Provence, and North Africa. African Aftermath is his moment novel.
Cover representation: Paul Cant: ‘Meteors over Gulwe Mountain – simply emerging’ (Homage to John Fowles and ‘Miranda Grey’).
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African Aftermath by Jonathan Bower