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by Bartle Bull

Author: Bartle Bull
Subcategory: Action & Adventure
Language: English
Publisher: Carroll & Graf; First Edition edition (September 30, 2000)
Pages: 404 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.4
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The politically incorrect but somewhat historically accurate novels set mostly in Africa in the 1918-1943 timeline are quite a delight, assuming one goes for African Adventure and I do, boy howdy. These novels are fun, intriguing and semi informative. And, they're about AFRICA. For those largely ignorant (as was I) of the Italian invasion of Abysinia (aka Ethiopia) in the mid-Thirties, Cafe on the Nile is especially interesting. The White Rhino Hotel.

The politically incorrect but somewhat historically accurate novels set mostly in Africa in the 1918-1943 timeline are quite a delight, assuming one goes for African Adventure and I do, boy howdy.

I recently have blown through a quartet of novels by a writer with the unlikely name of Bartle Bull (he's said to be a former publisher of the Village Voice)

view Kindle eBook view Audible audiobook. I recently have blown through a quartet of novels by a writer with the unlikely name of Bartle Bull (he's said to be a former publisher of the Village Voice). The politically incorrect but somewhat historically accurate novels set mostly in Africa in the 1918-1943 timeline are quite a delight, assuming one goes for African Adventure and I do, boy howdy.

The White Rhino Hotel book. An old-fashioned, man's-man adventure novel, set in Africa after WWI during the land rush. I had never heard of Bartle Bull, but I saw this offered as an audio book and I was interested in the era. Oh my goodness! I loved this and the other two he wrote. Elephants, a dwarf, twin prostitutes, gold-panning, arm-wrestling, a spunky widow, a world-weary innkeeper - well, you get the picture.

Items related to The White Rhino Hotel: A Novel. Bartle Bull is the author of the widely praised African novels The White Rhino Hotel, A Cafe on the Nile, and The Devil's Oasis. Bull, Bartle The White Rhino Hotel: A Novel. ISBN 13: 9780786707980. The White Rhino Hotel: A Novel. Boston Globe; "A genuine epic centered in Africa, by a writer who knows how to write, who knows his terrain intimately, who knows how to paint his characters convincingly, and who knows how to spin a good yarn.

The White Rhino Hotel. urn:acs6:l 0:pdf:3e4-48fc297d0975 urn:acs6:l 0:epub:297-2c410c7d7904 urn:oclc:record:1036926197. Columbia University Libraries.

The White Rhino Hotel is the prequel to the famous Café on the Nile and does a nice job of explaining the origins of the main characters, Anton Rider, the gypsy boy out for adventure in British Africa, Gwen Llewellyn, his wife to b. .

The White Rhino Hotel is the prequel to the famous Café on the Nile and does a nice job of explaining the origins of the main characters, Anton Rider, the gypsy boy out for adventure in British Africa, Gwen Llewellyn, his wife to be, Ernst von Decken, a true German, who is as straight and honest as any man can be but cannot.

The Great War has ended, tragically for many; but for some more fortunate, East Africa holds the prospect of vast estates, fabulous wealth, and limitless opportunity in this powerful, grandly crafted novel of the natural and human perils that await pioneers in a promised land. PIt is in colonial Kenya, at Lord Penfold's White Rhino Hotel, that the paths of these new. settlers cross. Here they meet the cunning dwarf Olivio Alevado, a man whose lustful desires and vengeful schemes make him a formidable adversary to his enemies and a subtle ally to his friends.

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Historic romance and adventure do not get any better than in this companion novel to the top-selling A Café on the Nile. The Great War has ended, tragically for many, but for some, Africa holds the prospect of vast estates, fabulous wealth, and limitless opportunity in this powerful, wonderfully crafted novel of the natural and human perils that await pioneers in a promised land. In colonial Kenya the paths of these new settlers cross at Lord Penfold's White Rhino Hotel. Here they meet the cunning dwarf Olivio Alevado, a man whose lustful desires and vengeful schemes make him a formidable adversary to his enemies and a subtle ally to his friends. Here the destinies of the gypsy adventurer Anton Rider and courageous, war-hardened Gwen Llewelyn intersect. Here hope is corrupted by greed, love by revenge, and loyalty by betrayal as the future is trampled into history. "A wing-ding adventure story.... The kind of book that creates one of the elemental delights of fiction - a complete other world where, unlike our own, all the parts add up to something." - Boston Globe; "A genuine epic centered in Africa, by a writer who knows how to write, who knows his terrain intimately, who knows how to paint his characters convincingly, and who knows how to spin a good yarn." - Forbes Magazine.