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A great read about important events and times. A really enlightening tale which examined generally known happenings in a very detailed and shocking context. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jenny D.
Excellent insight to Zimbabwe environment during the difficult times 10 years ago. Well written with colorful descriptions of the personal lives of the Godwin family.Published 2 months ago by FWF
Beautifully written sad chronicle of the destruction of Zimbabwe due to the maniacal dictator, and sorrowful tales of the white farmers who had contributed so much to the country's... Read morePublished 2 months ago by prosestylelover
A true story. Written historically with a family history. But depressing as ever. If you want to read about the horrible tragedy of Zimbabwe read it.Published 3 months ago by andrea
I read this book on a trip to Zambia, looking into troubled Zimbabwe across Victoria Falls. Godwin shares the story of his family and their life in Rhodesia ( now Zimbabwe) and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Keith C.
A very well written book, easy to read and informative. Being born and raised in Zimbabwe, I can relate to the trials and tribulations of the people that are still living in that... Read morePublished 3 months ago by unclevino
A stirring indictment of Robert Mugabe, the insane dictator. And a bittersweet love story for the ruined country of Zimbabwe and its people.Published 3 months ago by Kindle Customer
When the Crocodile Eats the Sun, by native-born Zimbabwean Peter Godwin who has lived on several continents and has an international perspective, is very good. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Peggy Vincent
This was a good story. I know some have criticized it as being an amalgam of articles previously published by the author, but I did not find that this detracted from the story,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Barbara G.