Green City In The Sun Author:Barbara Wood Green City in the Sun is a magnificent saga, the story of two proud and powerful families - one British, one African - and their battle over Kenya's destiny in the twentieth century. It is a story with all the drama, violence, and fierce beauty of the Kenyan landscape, and it marks a bold and brilliant departure for the novelist, Barbara Atwood... more ».
It is 1917 when pioneer, Dr. Grace Treverton, arrives in Kenya, determined to bring modern medicine to the natives. Her brother, Sir Valentine Treverton, has his own dream for the British protectorate: to establish an agricultural empire there to rival any in England. But the dreams of the wealthy Trevertons collide with those of an African family that has lived on the land for generations. Grace finds a deadly rival in Wachera, an African medicine woman, who fights to maintain native traditions against the encroaching whites. Wachera curses the Trevertons, after which a series of tragedies threatens to destroy what the once great family has fought to create. And the fates of future generations of these two remarkable families seem inextricably bound.
Green City in the Sun is an unforgettable novel written with the scope and grandeur of major fiction.« less