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on May 17, 2012
We operate an NGO in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). I have read essentially everything I can find over many years and this remains the single best book and clearly the one to start with for thoses intersted in Congo. It reads like a dramatic novel and is filled with remarkable and poignant stories ranging from the first slave auction to Alphonses plea for understanding from the Portuguese, a real turning point in our disastrous path to racism, to the battle over the discovery of the source of the Nile. I have reread this 3 times and very highly recommend it.
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on October 11, 2015
This was the best of all the Congo books that I have read. It's much more than the tale of the River.
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on August 25, 2013
A great history novel while also being a very interesting read, it gives a new perspective on the opening up of central Africa.
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on October 21, 2015
great historical book on the Congo
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