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Made in Tanganyika   By: (1908-1997)

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Made in Tanganyika by Carl Richard Jacobi is a riveting collection of short stories that will leave readers eagerly turning the pages. Set in the mysterious and captivating landscapes of Tanganyika, the author transports us to a world where ancient myths and dark forces intermingle with reality.

Jacobi's skillful storytelling shines through each narrative, capturing the essence of Tanganyika and its folklore. His vivid descriptions bring the setting to life, immersing readers in the vibrant colors, scents, and sounds of this intriguing African region. From the bustling markets of Dar es Salaam to the serene and untamed wilderness, Jacobi paints a vivid backdrop against which his stories unfold.

The collection spans various genres, from horror to adventure, offering a delightfully diverse reading experience. Each story masterfully weaves together elements of suspense, unexpected twists, and an undercurrent of the supernatural. The characters, though vastly different, share a common thread: a deeply ingrained connection to Tanganyika's rich cultural heritage. This connection is expertly intertwined throughout the narratives, adding depth and complexity to the overall reading experience.

One aspect that particularly stood out in Made in Tanganyika is Jacobi's ability to explore the inherent duality of humanity. His characters grapple with internal conflicts, confronting their deepest fears and desires. In doing so, Jacobi skillfully navigates the boundaries between good and evil, blurring the lines in a thought-provoking manner. This exploration of the human psyche adds an intriguing layer to the storytelling, leaving readers pondering the intricacies of morality long after finishing the last page.

While the pacing of the stories varies, Jacobi maintains a consistent level of suspense and intrigue throughout the collection. Some tales move at a brisk pace, keeping readers on the edge of their seat, while others unfold more leisurely, allowing for a deeper immersion into the characters' emotions and surroundings. Regardless of the tempo, each story is meticulously crafted, showcasing the author's talent for creating gripping narratives.

Made in Tanganyika is a praiseworthy addition to Carl Richard Jacobi's body of work. It seamlessly blends cultural exploration, supernatural elements, and engaging storytelling to spark the imaginations of readers. With its richly developed settings and complex characters, this collection will appeal to fans of various genres, promising an enthralling journey into the heart of Tanganyika's mythology and its ever-evolving place in the human psyche.

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Come, enjoy a Carl Jacobi field day backed by his vivid, irresistible imagination and his keen sense of fun. Or was it so funny for Martin Sutter? For, unlike him, you'll surely be cautious the next time you turn on your TV set especially if you notice it was made in Tanganyika.

made in tanganyika

by ... Carl Jacobi

See what happens when two conchologists get caught in a necromantic nightmare of their own.

On his fortieth birthday Martin Sutter decided life was too short to continue in the rut that had been his existence for more than twenty years. He withdrew his savings from the Explosion City Third Federal Bank, stopped in a display room and informed a somewhat surprised clerk he was taking the electric runabout with the blue bonnet. The ground car, complete with extras, retailed for a tidy three thousand credits.

To accustom himself to the car's controls Sutter chose Highway 56 for a driving lesson. He tooled the electric runabout up into the third level, purred out across state at an effortless two hundred, then descended via a cloverleaf to ground tier and entered a maze of subsidiary roads that led through the summer countryside.

In this manner he drove the major part of the afternoon. Travel was light, away from the elevated lanes and he enjoyed himself... Continue reading book >>

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