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By Gabriel Ellison

the tale of Gandoura travels from England to Zambia and files the evidence in regards to the Lenshina uprising, a spiritual cult shaped in advance of Zambia's independence, that issued passports to heaven for all their participants, yet used to be to finish in massacre.

Peter Halley's existence turns to at least one of vocation whilst he leaves the military after the second one international struggle and turns into one of many White Fathers; missionaries to Africa, identifiable by means of their white gandouras. His youth in England have been tricky, with the early lack of his mom and his father's remarriage. there has been an expectation that he should still sign up for his father as an architect, however the army's name was once stronger.

Becoming a White Father isn't really effortless for somebody who has skilled years of average affluence. In giving up all fabric ideas of convenience and eschewing the lady he has identified when you consider that early life Peter's religion is really proved.

He is distributed to the venture in Abercorn, at the moment in Northern Rhodesia, in the course of a very tough interval. The Lenshina uprising is in complete circulate and plenty of area people flip from the Roman Catholic Church to the Lumpa Church. Peter has specific adventure of this via Chitalu, a woman who attends the undertaking college yet whose relatives develop into fans of Alice Lenshina and the Lumpas.

Against this historical past the historical past of the Lenshina uprising and the conflict of the United nationwide Independence get together to realize independence for Zambia spread The characters of the tale changing into swept alongside via those ancient events.

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