A novel by esteemed African journalist, broadcaster, writer, civil servant, teacher and former Nigerian presidential assistant has been released called ‘Yunhouse – Assorted Tales About The Africa’. The book aims to bring more awareness and acknowledgement of the so-called ‘Pacification of The Natives’ at the Berlin Conference in 1884.
In the late summer and early autumn period of 1918 the German Government was in an impossible position. Civil unrest was increasing at an alarming rate fuelled and powered by members of the communist party and aided by the large number of deserters from the army. Due to the tight blockade of German ports by the British Grand Fleet, the population was starving.
Prize winning author Deirdre Quiery writes from experience in creating this compelling novel of family loyalties, love, faith and murder set against the backdrop of the Troubles of Northern Ireland.(more…)