By Joseph Hone
'Joseph Hone went to Zaire for the BBC. His objective used to be a sequence of talks approximately crossing Africa from coast to coast, as Stanley had performed. That purpose all started, and ended, in Kinshasha... Having fallen in love in boyhood with the assumption of Africa, he had searched for 'great freeing spaces', and located himself in a urban from which there has been no get away and not using a deepest plane.' Guardian
'For those that wish to learn, in convenience, approximately uncomfortable trips, frightful motels, dreadful nutrition, and broken-down capitals, I strongly suggest Children of the Country. The part on Kinshasha, particularly, is either alarming and hilarious.' Richard Cobb, Spectactor 'Books of the Year'
'A darkly colored own odyssey.... Hone hopes to accomplish a few form of point of view on his unraveling marriage the following within the panorama of his boyhood fantasies... His skill to articulate his personal reactions to the panorama, mixed along with his specific notation of element, lend his narrative freshness and vitality.' Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
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