An epic story of a man who risked life and love to challenge Africa. From the bestselling author of Tears of the Maasai,Beyond Mombassa and In Search of Africa.
Love or empire; ambition or greed? What drives a man to walk from the Cape to Cairo? Ewart Grogan, known to the Africans as Bwana Simba — the man with the cold stare of the lion — is a man of unwavering self-confidence. From his early days fighting for Cecil Rhodes in the Matabele wars, Grogan’s passion uniquely equipped him to conquer a continent.He risked all to trek across darkest Africa for the woman he loves and has gone on to dominate the business world of the burgeoning new colony of British East Africa. Domination has come at a price, however.
Now, the Great War points its bloody finger towards Africa. And Grogan faces his greatest ordeal — and his most wrenching choice …