SynopsisMichael Nicholson is a well-known television reporter, and when he had finished his tour of duty in South Africa, both he and his family decided that they would travel home through the African continent in a Land Rover, a journey which took them five months. This book is written from the entries recorded in his log-book at the end of every day, days which were to include having Masai spears hurled at them, seeing Mount Kilimanjaro in all its glory and camping out in the bush with wild animals living nearby.
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A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...