Search - List of Books by Elspeth Huxley

"Africa is a cruel country; it takes your heart and grinds it into powdered stone - and no one minds." -- Elspeth Huxley
Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE (23 July 1907 - 10 January 1997) was a polymath, writer, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government advisor.She wrote 30 books; but she is best known for her lyrical books The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard which were based on her experiences growing up in a coffee farm in Colonial Kenya. Her husband, Gervas Huxley, was a grandson of Thomas Huxley and a cousin of Aldous Huxley.

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Total Books: 106
On the Edge of the Rift Memories of Kenya - Primary Source Edition
2014 - On the Edge of the Rift Memories of Kenya - Primary Source Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781294776024
ISBN-10: 1294776029
Genre: History
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ON THE EDGE OF THE RIFT MEMORIES OF KENYA
2011 - On the Edge of the Rift Memories of Kenya (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781179586038
ISBN-10: 1179586034
Genre: History
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Red Strangers
2006 - Red Strangers (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780141188508
ISBN-10: 0141188502
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Flame Trees of Thika  Memories of an African Childhood
2000 - The Flame Trees of Thika Memories of an African Childhood [Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780141183787
ISBN-10: 0141183780
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Mottled Lizard
1999 - The Mottled Lizard (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780712674553
ISBN-10: 0712674551
Genre: History
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Peter Scott
1995 - Peter Scott (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571171699
ISBN-10: 0571171699
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Peter Scott painter and naturalist
1993 - Peter Scott Painter and Naturalist (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571161461
ISBN-10: 0571161464
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The Flame Trees of Thika
1991 - The Flame Trees of Thika (Paperback)Paperback, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780140172218
ISBN-10: 0140172211
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Nine Faces of Kenya
1991 - Nine Faces of Kenya (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780002721738
ISBN-10: 0002721732
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Four Guineas
1991 - Four Guineas (Audio Cassette)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780736619196
ISBN-10: 0736619194
Genre: General
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Their Shining Eldorado A Journey Through Australia
1990 - Their Shining Eldorado a Journey Through Australia (Audio Cassette)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780736617512
ISBN-10: 0736617515
Genre: General
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Scott Of The Antarctic
1990 - Scott of the Antarctic (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780736617239
ISBN-10: 073661723X
Genre: General
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Florence Nightingale
1989 - Florence Nightingale (Audio Cassette)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780736616607
ISBN-10: 0736616608
Genre: General
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The African Poison Murders
1989 - The African Poison Murders (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780140112566
ISBN-10: 0140112561
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Murder on Safari
1989 - Murder on Safari [A Viking novel of mystery and suspense] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780670823192
ISBN-10: 0670823198
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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The African Poison Murders
1988 - The African Poison Murders [Inspector Vachell, Bk 3] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780670822638
ISBN-10: 0670822639
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Out in the Midday Sun
1988 - Out in the Midday Sun (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140092561
ISBN-10: 0140092560
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Out in the Midday Sun My Kenya
1987 - Out in the Midday Sun My Kenya (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780670811830
ISBN-10: 0670811831
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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African Poison Murders
1986 - African Poison Murders (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780460024112
ISBN-10: 0460024116
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Last Days in Eden
1984 - Last Days in Eden (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780002724470
ISBN-10: 0002724472
Genre: Science & Math
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The Prince Buys the Manor
1983 - The Prince Buys the Manor (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780701126513
ISBN-10: 0701126515
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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The Challenge of Africa [The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration Volume 11] (Hardcover)