A Fool's Knot by Philip Spires

By Philip Spires

John Mwangangi is an idealist. He turns his again on a winning criminal occupation in London to come back to his domestic in Migwani, a small, terrible city in jap Kenya. His ambition is to aid his country’s improvement, to create a version that others may perhaps emulate. yet in attempting to rediscover his roots and his very identification, previous tensions resurface and new battles need to be fought. John steadily reveals himself remoted by way of irreconcilable calls for, excluded from his personal tradition, by no means totally admitted to the single he adopts. His father seeks facts of his son’s integrity and insists that John’s daughter be initiated into maturity, an act that John’s spouse may by no means sanction. And whilst the tensions strength the relatives aside, John reveals solace within the corporation of Janet Rowlandson, a tender British volunteer instructor, who turns into greater than a chum. It turns into transparent that somebody will attempt to strength the difficulty. A Fool’s Knot is a delicate portrait of a man’s try and reclaim his cultural id and, even as, stimulate swap. The contradictions he needs to confront in his crusade opposed to the grinding poverty of his humans lead nearly unavoidably to conflict.

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