By Lucia Mann
TWO TINY NEWBORNS have been BURIED ALIVE IN A COMPOST PIT, coated with corn husks and left to die. A hungry wild puppy, saliva flowing, stood impatiently over the mound. because it began to dig out its prey, an escaped slave whooshed it away. Drawn by means of the sound of a vulnerable human cry, the runaway carefully approached the mournful whimper. What may well galvanize a brand new mom to bury her dual infants alive? A will to guard her little ones from the inescapable soreness and horror of changing into chattel to an evil South African plantation owner.
Experience post-WWII Africa throughout the eyes of characters who unearth the painful secrets and techniques of these times:
- Shiya, a white baby rescued from an meant grave, who lives 5 idyllic years within the bush ahead of she is captured, tormented, and finally freed.
- Anele, the black runaway slave who saves Shiya's existence and suffers the results for the remainder of her days.
- Alan Hallworthy, the rich, merciless plantation proprietor who lusts for the our bodies of younger women, even that of his personal five-year-old daughter.
- Brianna, Shiya's modern day daughter who's mystified through her mother’s secrets and techniques and not stops attempting to display the truth.
Lucia Mann's tale exposes South Africa's crimes opposed to humanity in the course of and after British colonial rule. It takes you thru a curler coaster of feelings because it describes South Africa from post-WWII to the trendy day.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Lucia Mann, humanitarian and activist, used to be born in British colonial South Africa within the wake of global struggle II. She now is living in British Columbia, Canada. She retired from freelance journalism in 1998, and wrote her books to offer voice to people who have suffered and are anguish brutalities and captivity. stopover at www.LuciaMann.com and www.ReportModernDaySlavery.org for additional info on how one can aid alleviate the scourge of modern day slavery.