Download e-book for iPad: A Good Man in Africa: A Novel by William Boyd

By William Boyd

ISBN-10: 0307787796

ISBN-13: 9780307787798

Within the small African republic of Kinjanja, British diplomat Morgan Leafy bumbles seriously via his activity. His love of girls, his fondness for drink, and his loathing for the rustic end up bold hindrances on his street to any form of luck. but if he turns into an operative in Operation Kingpin and is charged with tracking front runner in Kinjanja's nationwide elections, Morgan senses a chance to accomplish actual specialist acceptance and, extra importantly, reassignment.

After he unearths himself being blackmailed, clinically determined with a venereal disorder, trying bribery, and confounded with a lifeless physique, Morgan realizes that little or no goes in keeping with plan.

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