In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality:
If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry +Potter will return results with the word 'Potter'.
If you use '-' in front of a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry -Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between two words, then both of those words will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry AND Potter will return results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between two words, then bth of those words may or may not be present in the search results.
ex: Harry OR Potter will return results with just 'Harry', results with just 'Potter' and results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry NOT Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
Placing '""' around words will perform a phrase search. The search results will contain those words in that order.
ex: "Harry Potter" will return any results with 'Harry Potter' in them, but not 'Potter Harry'.
Using '*' in a word will perform a wildcard search. The '*' signifies any number of characters. Searches can not start with a wildcard.
ex: Pot*er will return results with words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er'. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match.
International journalist John Lawrence takes the reader at kaleidoscopic speed through high drama and rib-tickling humour as he relives nearly twelve years of adventures in sub-Saharan Africa.
His racy memoir swings from west coast to east coast, with a detour to Mauritius, as he vividly describes the everyday lives of both humble and famous Africans and the amazing array of animals that share this vast continent.
Lawrence pays homage to the literary genius of Nigerian authors and is spellbound by the Kenyan landscape, described by the popular novelist Wilbur Smith as a microcosm of Africa.
He survives an armed hold-up in Nairobi and a close shave with a hippopotamus that charges his small boat on a Kenyan lake. And he fears for his life, and that of his wife, when his elderly driver, who claims to be a prince, threatens to abandon them on a jungle road.
For old Africa hands, for those who have already been there and all who intend to visit, this book is a must read.