Ian Holding

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Amidst the devastation of an African country in the final stages of collapse, militia seize an innocent captive and force him into slavery.

Meanwhile, a lonely white schoolteacher struggles with personal demons and the hardships of everyday life in modern Zimbabwe.

As each attempts to survive these uncertain times, the deeper effects of history and memory emerge, with devastating consequences... Powerful, provocative and timely, with a startling twist, Of Beasts and Beingsis an...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Writing is not escapism; writing is confrontation.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. "Dr Livingstone I presume? Right, now leave these poor people alone you self-righteous prick and bugger off back to England."

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. The perfect piece of music played by the perfect musician in the perfect setting.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. a Stradivarius

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Mr Darcy


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