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By Paul Pickering

ISBN-10: 1439168539

ISBN-13: 9781439168530

ISBN-10: 1439168547

ISBN-13: 9781439168547

The Leopard's Wifeis a unique of affection in an most unlikely land. Smiles, a well-known live performance pianist and English public institution boy, desires to make amends together with his African-American schoolmaster, Lyman Andrew, who has buried himself within the war-torn jungle of the Congo. Smiles owes his luck to the fellow he helped spoil and harbors a depressing mystery from the previous and his brutal public institution. yet a bomb has exploded at a lodge in Kinshasa the place Smiles was once because of play at a peace and reconciliation live performance and he's by accident invited to his personal funeral. Coffins are damaged open through the Presidential safeguard and while he isn't in his, Smiles is suspected of being one of many rebels. He escapes on a ramshackle boat with the grand piano intended for his recital, that is now destined for his outdated schoolmaster, who lives close to Kisangani, greater than 1000 miles upriver, the place the insurgent forces are accumulating and exiles are fleeing the struggle within the east. at the manner he falls in love with Lola, the gorgeous spouse of Xavier, the top of the Presidential safeguard and the Leopard of the identify - even the leopard has a spouse, says a Swahili proverb - and Smiles starts to understand anew the majesty of construction and the Congo as he brings Beethoven into the atrocity haunted woodland. yet forever the Leopard is following . . .

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