Greetings From Ghana

Greetings From Ghana

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by M. J. Poynter
     
 

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Greetings from Ghana is a comical tale set in the city of Accra in 2002. Inspired by real life events this autobiographical novel is an action packed adventure of endless mishaps and mayhem. The story begins in the English countryside from where M. J. Poynter takes the reader on a rip-roaring journey into Ghana and through the bustling streets of Accra. Set in a

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Greetings from Ghana is a comical tale set in the city of Accra in 2002. Inspired by real life events this autobiographical novel is an action packed adventure of endless mishaps and mayhem. The story begins in the English countryside from where M. J. Poynter takes the reader on a rip-roaring journey into Ghana and through the bustling streets of Accra. Set in a tropical paradise under the blazing heat of the African sun, the author travels around the affluent suburbs, along the highways and into the city's red-light districts. Here he meets an array of colourful characters who add to the story's sense of mystery and intrigue. The author's use of vivid description captures the vibrancy of African life and depicts the trials and tribulations which many of its people face. Told through a series of amusing anecdotes, Greetings from Ghana is an inventive tale which brings the city of Accra to life!

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ISBN-13:
9781434382719
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Publication date:
07/05/2008
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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Greetings From Ghana 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Greetings from Ghana certainly is a rip-roaring adventure of endless mishaps and mayhem. M. J. Poynter delightfully sets himself up as the accidental tourist who haphazardly stumbles from one catastrophe to the next. Playing the part of the quintessential ¿Englishman abroad¿ the author finds himself confronted by a nation of people whose culture and customs will push his well mannered patience to the limit. An inventive tale which is very similar to the writer¿s previous novel Middleburg in terms of humour, style and attention to detail. Full of vivid descriptions and comical events, Greetings from Ghana offers an insightful portrayal of life in the city of Accra.