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Happy Valley: The Story of the English in Kenya

By Nicholas Best

Happy Valley is the definitive story of the English in Kenya, written by a respected writer who grew up there.

Covering the history of the British in Kenya, from the arrival of explorer Joseph Thomson, whose exploits inspired King Solomon’s Mines, taking in the decadent Happy Valley set of the 1930s, the murder of Lord Erroll and the Mau Mau revolt of the 1950s, Happy Valley is a must-read for anyone interested in Kenyan or British colonial history.

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