18% done with The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood

It’s funny when you realize you’ve been reading a character wrong: Tilly is her mother, not her older sister.

Huxley writes in a very interesting way to make you feel as if you too are a child not fully comprehending everything around you from an adult point of view but from a child’s point of view. It’s a bit tricky to read at first but fun once you just go with it.

A High Wind In Jamaica is similar.