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Stranger Visitor Foreigner Guest

Authors: Elizabeth Porter

Published by Cinnamon Press

ISBN: 9781909077645

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Stranger Visitor Foreigner Guest is the story of a collision of worlds and the ways in which westerners interact and impact on an extraordinary social and political arena told in first person narratives by Sasha, a young American, and in the 19th century by Lucy, a would-be missionary.

At the heart of the novel are the true events of the Bushiri war. Lucy’s involvement in this war has huge repercussions for Sasha a hundred years later when he tries to make a new life for himself in Tanzania as a water engineer, where he meets and falls in love with Grace.

Elizabeth Porter spent many years living and working in Tanzania. She currently works for Cardiff library service. Elizabeth was previously awarded a place on the Arvon / Jerwood young writers’ mentoring scheme, and an Arts Council of Wales travel bursary which enabled her to do further research in Tanzania. Elizabeth also writes short stories and was runner-up in Cinnamon’s recent short story competition.

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