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I can't find the first book in the series, but it's a glorious and deeply personal book for every woman who reads it, I think. I cried the first time I read it, and whenever I think of the end of Carmen's story I cry again. Lovely.
A fascinating, if horrifying, investigation into imperial Africa. Elkin's research and scholarship is as amazing as it is thorough.
Sherlock Holmes eat your soul out!