THE BOY WHO STOLE THE LEOPARD'S SPOTS
"This third in the series (The Headhunter's Daughter, 2011, etc.), based on Myers' life as the child of missionaries in the Belgian Congo, is not a mystery in the traditional sense. But it provides a fascinating look at life in a colonial Africa on the brink of catastrophic change as the wily Cripple manipulates her self-anointed betters."
The Belgian Congo of 1958, facing enormous social changes as colonial rule is nearing an end, is challenged by more intimate disruption. Read full book review >