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The author combines his journey with his observations on what can happen in Africa when colonialism, corruption and wars (within and without) lead to almost unbelievable hardship. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Clare Morgado
A terrifying tale! A touch of important history about the Congo and surrounds mixed with edge of your seat adventure writing. Read morePublished 3 months ago by UDO WAHN
Tim Butcher. Brilliant.
This is a true story from Tim Butcher who is a journalist, and he wants to travel across the Congo, some 3000 kilometres. Read more
Butcher's journey down the Congo River is an essential guide -- and a warning -- for any "outsider' wishing to travel through the DRC. Read morePublished 6 months ago by William G. Armstrong Jr.
Simply reading the plot was shocking because if you’re familiar with sub-Saharan Africa you know that it’s a pretty rough place. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Seth
A very enlightening book. I did not like it as much as some of the other books I have read on the Congo, but I think it clearly depicts the state in which the country has gone... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Buddy