Forest of the Pygmies

Allende, Isabel

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Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN-13: 9780007199648
Binding: Paperback
Year Published: 2005
It's great to be on safari - as long as you're not the prey…

From one of the world's best-loved storytellers, the trilogy that began with City of the Beasts comes to a thrilling climax.

Alexander Cold knows all too well that his grandmother, Kate, is never far from an adventure. When National Geographic commissions her to write an article about the first elephant-led safaris in Africa, they head - with Nadia Santos and the magazine's photography crew - to the blazing, red plains of Kenya. Days into the tour, a Catholic missionary approaches the camp in search of his companions, who have mysteriously disappeared. Kate, Alexander, Nadia and their team, agreeing to aid the rescue, enlist the help of a local pilot to lead them to the swampy forests of Ngoubé. There, they discover a clan of pygmies who unveil a harsh and surprising world of corruption, slavery and poaching.

Alexander and Nadia, entrusting the magical strengths of Jaguar and Eagle, their totemic animal spirits, launch a spectacular and precarious struggle to restore freedom and return leadership to its rightful hands.

The final instalment of Isabel Allende's celebrated trilogy soars with radiant settings, spirits, beings - and the transformation of an extraordinary friendship.
ID: 21783
Code: HC000846