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Elspeth Huxley: A Biography

Biography / Memoir

By: C Nicholls

512 pages, B/w photos

Harper Collins

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #149466 | ISBN: 0007162278
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About this book

Elspeth Huxley was, at various points in her life, a writer, a journalist, a broadcaster, a colonial officer, an environmentalist, and a government advisor. She is best known for her lyrical books The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard based on her experiences growing up in a coffee farm in Colonial Kenya. Making extensive use of her papers and letters, this biography also reveals a whole era of British colonial history.

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