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The Scent of Eucalyptus. An Ethiopian Tale.

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The Scent of Eucalyptus. An Ethiopian Tale.

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    John M. Dillon
The hero, Luke La Touche, a young Irishman of Huguenot extraction, on coming down from Oxford, quite uncertain as to his identity or future role in life, heads out to Ethiopia in the autumn of 1961, in search of adventure. This novel relates his adventures, both in the area of self-discovery and otherwise. He is found a teaching job in a somewhat eccentric private school by his cousin and godfather, a benign but somewhat mysterious figure, who, in his retirement from the Colonial Service, holds the post of legal adviser to the Emperor Haile Selassie. The plot centers round Luke's progressive involvement with a former friend from Oxford, Yohannes Tesfaye, a junior member of the Royal Family, who turns out to be engaged in dangerous political manoeuverings. What ensues leads Luke to discover the darker side of Haile Selassie's Ethiopia, beneath the fun-loving surface existence of the expatriate community. Apart from that, however, the novel presents a panorama of expatriate social life in Addis Ababa in early 1960's, involving a cast of colourful characters.   show more
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  • PDF | 350 pages
  • John M. Dillon
  • University Press of the South
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