A impressive paintings of reportage through Nobel Prize Laureate V. S. Naipaul that surveys trust and religion among the disparate peoples of Africa.
Like all of Naipaul’s “travel” books, The Masque of Africa encompasses a miles higher narrative and function: to pass judgement on the consequences of trust (in indigenous animisms, the international religions of Christianity and Islam, the cults of leaders and legendary historical past) upon the development of civilization. it's a masterly success by means of one of many world’s keenest observers and one among its maximum writers.
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