Like Rome, Nkongsamba was built on seven hills, but there all similarity ended. Set in undulating tropical rain forest, from the air it resembled nothing so much as a giant pool of crapulous vomit on somebody's expansive unmown lawn.
A Good Man in Africa, ch. 1 (1981)
Morgan liked to imagine the town as some immense yeast culture, left in a deep cupboard by an absent- minded lab technician, festering uncontrolled, running rampant in the ideal growing conditions.William Andrew Murray Boyd
My first act on entering this world was to kill my mother.William Andrew Murray Boyd
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