Something of Value Author:Robert Ruark Something of Value is the savage, shocking story of the crushing of the Mau Mau revolt in Africa. But it is not a document. It is a work of fiction based on facts. — There is much blood in this book. There is much killing. But the life of Africa was washed earlier by blood and its ground was, and still is, fertilized by the blood of its peopl... more »e and its animals. This is not a pretty book, nor was it written for the amusement of small children. Nor is it a political book.
Something Of Value is a novel about people and events, about a basic, impulsive savagery greater than anything "civilized" people have encountered in two centuries.« less