African Me & Satellite TV by @jorobinson176 #bookreview #Africa #wwwblogs

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Thank you Rosie’s Reviews for this review of African Me & Satellite TV. Lovely surprise – thank you Rosie!

Rosie Amber

African Me & Satellite TVAfrican Me & Satellite TV by Jo Robinson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

African Me & Satellite TV is a contemporary novel set in Africa in the post Apartheid/ post dictatorship years of Zimbabwe. Suzette Hertzog is a white Afrikaan wife of Herman, together they live on an agricultural estate. Suzette is well aware of the gaps between the white and black people around her. Princess Sithole is the family cook and housekeeper, Christopher is their black gardener. Many of their friends are white couples linked to the estate and the local area. However they do have black friends too, Justine and David easily fit their group.

Suzette is an artist, but she stopped painting when she fully opened her eyes to the pain, anger and suffering of the African people. She chose not to see it, but her guilt sent her into depression, until she decided to take…

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One thought on “African Me & Satellite TV by @jorobinson176 #bookreview #Africa #wwwblogs

    laurie27wsmith said:
    October 22, 2015 at 11:07 pm

    Great review Jo!


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