King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild is another incredible book about Africa. Specially about King Leopold of Belgium’s disastrous role in what is now Congo (the former Belgian Congo, the former Zaire).
Here’s a fantastic quote:
“In 1866, Livingstone set off on another long expedition, looking for slave-traders, potential Christians, the Nile, or anything else that might need discovering.”P.S. Interested in creating a blog of your own? See my free guide to starting a blog, and get a discount on website hosting through the provider I recommend. For more advice on blogging, sign up for my free blogging tips.