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Description - Rules Of The Wild by Francesca Marciano

In the vast space of East Africa lives a close-knit tribe of expatriates. They all meet at dinner parties; they share the same doctors and eat at the same restaurants; they sleep with each other and take the same drugs. Set in contemporary Nairobi, Rules of the Wild is at once a sharp-eyed dissection of white society in modern Kenya and the moving story of a young woman, Esme, struggling to make sense of her place in Africa, and her feelings for the two men she loves - Adam, a second generation Kenyan who is the first to show her the beauty of her adopted land, and Hunter, a British journalist sickened by its horrors. Romantic, often very funny and always compulsively readable, Rules of the Wild will be recognised as a classic novel about the white man in Africa, a book to set beside Out of Africa and White Mischief

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099274698
ISBN-10: 0099274698
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Francesca Marciano

Francesca Marciano was born in Rome. She worked for Italian television in New York and has written several film scripts. Since 1991 she has lived in Kenya in a house on the Indian Ocean and has made a number of documentary films in Africa. Rules of the Wild is her first novel.

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