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Cupid in Africa

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Cupid in Africa by Percival Christopher Wren is a captivating and adventurous tale that takes readers on a thrilling journey through the heart of Africa. Set against the backdrop of colonial Africa, the story follows the enigmatic Cupid, a charismatic and daring character who embarks on a dangerous mission to rescue a kidnapped princess.

Wren's vivid and descriptive writing transports readers to the African wilderness, painting a rich and immersive portrait of the exotic landscape and its inhabitants. The author's extensive knowledge of Africa shines through in his meticulous attention to detail, from the lush vegetation to the fierce wildlife that populates the terrain.

The intricate plot is filled with unexpected twists and turns, keeping readers on the edge of their seats as Cupid navigates through treacherous obstacles and encounters formidable adversaries. The characters are well-developed and multi-dimensional, each with their own motivations and desires that drive the narrative forward.

Overall, Cupid in Africa is a masterful work of historical fiction that seamlessly blends action, romance, and intrigue. Wren's evocative prose and gripping storytelling make this novel a must-read for fans of adventure and exotic locales.

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Bertram Greene, brilliant student, aesthete, intellectual and shy, decides to make his military father proud of him at last and joins the colonial Indian Army Reserve as a second Lieutenant at the start of Great War. Feeling a complete fish out of water, he is dispatched to India without any training whatsoever, and is expected to take charge of a company of native soldiers. He is then posted to East Africa to join the British fighting force there, and finds out what real soldiering means. This amusing, and at times harrowing tale gives a comprehensive description of the life and conditions of a soldier in the tropics, obviously written by someone who has experienced them. The author, P. C. Wren, is the author of the famous Beau Geste books.

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