Synopses & Reviews
Lionel Froad hopes to rediscover Lobo, his alter ego from ancestral times, while on an architectural survey in the horn of Africa. Instead, he finds himself having complex relationships between his filial, white boss and a stunning girl from Wales, both of whom distract him from his goal. Eventually, Lionel is forced to recognize the painful division between his New World self and ancestry as a result of slavery and centuries of separation.
"A harsh but necessary book." Gerald Moore, author, The Chosen Tongue
"Williams gives us a painter's vision of Africa . . . and it is this vivid artist's vision that opens the door to Africa as an area of mind." Louis James, author, The Islands in Between
About the Author
Denis Williams is the author of Icon and Image and Prehistoric Guiana. He was a renowned artist in the West Indies and a former director of the Walter Roth Museum of Archaeology and Art.