Thank you so much to Rosie Amber and Avid Reader for this beautiful review of African Me. Sometimes reviews of my books touch my heart, and this one really did that. Much, much gratitude.
Rosie’s Avid readers are people who like reading and have a book to tell us about, they are the voice of a friend who says ” I just read this book….”
Avid Reader’s thoughts.
I shall never forget this book, so many points of view so wonderfully expressed. It asks history should we have gone there? Should we try to put our values & customs onto people who have no idea what we are talking about? I think back to my childhood in Sunday school where we were told what wonderful work the missionaries were doing, but were they? Exploitation is a terrible thing, it still goes on.
This book shows deeply that all peoples evolve at different rates and the cultural shock of suddenly finding yourself several century’s in the future among people who think that you should think like them regardless is a disaster. It reminds us that we…
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