15-03-2014 by Leni Frau
Kuki Gallmann had "a story to tell".
This novel is his story.
Italian, from Treviso, she moved to Kenya in 1972 with her second husband Paolo and son Emanuele.
In a huge ranch in Laikipia she will build her new life but her family will first suffer the mourning of her husband, who leaves her with a little girl on the way and then that of her son.
Beyond the personal story that moves and touches the heartstrings of the heart, she tells of an engaging passion for Africa, of a "natural" encounter with herself, of a spiritual and ancestral relationship that will guide her in all her choices until the creation of the "Gallmann Memorial Foundation".
The descriptions and settings of a Kenya still virgin or little contaminated between the boundless beauty of the savannah and the short vivid sunsets of the coast, have the power to excite the reader, leaving the reader with some melancholy for that "colonial" Africa.
Sigh of relief from all Kuki Gallman's admirers and friends around the world, and there are many to judge from the messages of affection and solidarity coming from all over the globe on the social profiles of his foundation.
They shot her in the middle of the night at the stomach, yet it is unknown whether she is intimidating or intending to kill her.
Venetian writer and conservationist Kuki Gallman, owner of a ranch in Laikipia, Kenya's Rift Valley,...
Kuki Gallman is better off and decides to release the first interview to the press, choosing the "Daily Mail" headline.
The wounded writer was shot dead on April 23 by an armed gang of Pokot tribe shepherds who illegally occupied...
A bullet in the stomach, and a lot of blood loss before air transport, more than an hour after the shootout she was involved with.
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Seven hours of perfectly successful surgery for Kuki Gallman in Nairobi.
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