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The Gates of Hell

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Rui Perreira is a young adventurer, born in Lisbon in the beginning years of the modern age. When he hears of the legend of the lost civilisation of Afar in Africa, and discovers a map to the ancient city, he sets out to the mbanza of the Manikongo Nzinga a Mbemba in the Kongo, in search of the place. He finds the Kongo in the wash of a war of it's own, and he flees the Mb ...more
Paperback, 366 pages
Published April 24th 2010 by Rebel Epublishers LLC (first published 2009)
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Ian
Jul 05, 2010 Ian rated it really liked it
When a story involves merchant adventurers, warrior monks and a journey across Africa to find a legendary city of gold, you might expect the odd bit of swashbuckling and maybe a ripped bodice or two.

What Caroline Addenbrooke delivers here is an altogether more intriguing, multi-layered tale that takes in the political and religious forces driving the exploration of the African continent. There’s also a sense of the African people’s own beliefs and connections with nature being challenged by Euro
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