I think a reading club would enjoy both reading and discussing this book.
The Flame Trees of Thika is a wonderfully written book giving the reader a glimpse of what it must have been like to grow up in Colonial Africa.
And a lot of how she makes this work is by seeing the world through such a young persons eyes.
Beautifully written and quite enjoyable. As a narrative by a child, it had excellent detail.Published 25 days ago by G. Murray
Overall, The Flame Trees of Thika is a very satisfying read, and I plan to read the other books in the triology. Having just returned from Kenya, it rang true. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mary Ann Frantz
Ever get to the end of a book and contemplate flipping back to the first page and starting all over again? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dan Harlow
My husband and I recently returned from a trip to Africa and I was reminded of having seen years ago this wonderful series "The Flame Trees of Thika". Read morePublished 2 months ago by joan birsh
We had seen this movie in the past and have read the book but we found it a wonderful story with excellent actors.
One marvel to me is how Mrs. Huxley keeps her six year old self alive in the telling of this wonderful tale. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Askeptik
I have not had a chance to sit down and read this book yet but I plan to read it soon.Published 4 months ago by Beth Alderson
I have rated this book very highly. I actually bought it for a friend so have not read it myself, but I am very impressed with the standard of the product and the swift arrival in... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Dave & Lyn Owens
Great series that you can watch over and over. I finally bought this so I could watch it at least once a year. Read morePublished 6 months ago by JesseValentine