Unfolding Africa by Alnasir Rajan

In 1897 conditions in India are getting grim, 19 year old Jivraj Pradhan, his wife Maniben Nagji Mitha and their 3 children travel in the rough seas to seek a better life in Africa. They land in Mombasa where the British ruled. Alidina Visram the King of Ivory, trains them in running a business in the wilderness of Africa. Jivraj works for Alidina Visram and manages supply depots for supply to the British railway construction. Man Eating Lions kill over a hundred workers from India. Jivraj and his family eventually settle down in Kyotera in Uganda, Alidina Visram dies during the 1st World War trying to recover from loses in Belgian ruled Congo.

This is a real story of Courage, Persistence and Resilience of Jivraj Pradhan and Maniben Nagji Mitha. Review the book and share your thoughts about the experience as you read this exhilarating book.


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