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Aidan Hartley's `Zanzibar Chest' interweaves four strands - the horrors of Somalia and Rwanda, the life of Hartley's father, the life of Hartley's father's friend Peter Davey, and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Geoff Crocker
"The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands" by Mr. Aidan Hartley, and I must say that at my first glance of a few pages when I looked at a copy... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Joe Guide
I am simply awed by the fact that Aidan Hartley was able to witness these incredible scenes and remain sane. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Krystil
Well written. I would hope that Mr. Hartley would write more, but he poured his heart and soul into The Zanzibar Chest. Read morePublished 22 months ago by St Jacob
While this book wasn’t what I was expecting, I want to declare right at the outset that it was REALLY REALLY GOOD! Read morePublished on March 9, 2013 by Suzanne Dobbins
It's not a happy book to read, but an important one. I especially recommend it to people living and working in Africa, espeically Peace Corps Volunteers.Published on December 9, 2012 by Marta Rusek
Gripping, horrific, funny, depressing, engrossing, exciting, insightful, detailed, soaring, emotionally depleting, I don't want it to end, mind-boggling, a must-read.Published on November 26, 2012 by Rocky Peltzman
I was given this book by a friend along with a disclaimer: "It's very intense!"
I started reading the hefty volume slowly at first, and then at a quicker pace as Hartley's... Read more
The author delivers a book that will stay with me long after the last page is turned. One quarter travelogue, another family history and the other half memoirs the author shows us... Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by The Lazy Book Reviewer