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By Gabriel Ellison

the tale of Gandoura travels from England to Zambia and files the proof concerning the Lenshina uprising, a non secular cult shaped previous to Zambia's independence, that issued passports to heaven for all their individuals, yet used to be to finish in massacre.

Peter Halley's lifestyles turns to at least one of vocation while he leaves the military after the second one international battle and turns into one of many White Fathers; missionaries to Africa, identifiable by way of their white gandouras. His adolescence in England were tricky, with the early lack of his mom and his father's remarriage. there has been an expectation that he should still sign up for his father as an architect, however the army's name used to be stronger.

Becoming a White Father isn't really effortless for somebody who has skilled years of average affluence. In giving up all fabric ideas of convenience and eschewing the girl he has recognized considering that early life Peter's religion is actually proved.

He is shipped to the project in Abercorn, at the moment in Northern Rhodesia, in the course of a very tricky interval. The Lenshina uprising is in complete circulate and lots of area people flip from the Roman Catholic Church to the Lumpa Church. Peter has specific adventure of this via Chitalu, a lady who attends the challenge tuition yet whose relatives develop into fans of Alice Lenshina and the Lumpas.

Against this historical past the heritage of the Lenshina uprising and the conflict of the United nationwide Independence get together to realize independence for Zambia spread The characters of the tale changing into swept alongside by way of those old events.

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