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The Triumph of Grace

Grace in Africa Book 3

by Kay Marshall Strom

Jacket

Paperback
Price: £8.99
Publisher:Abingdon Press from Alban Books
Published:March 2011
ISBN:978-1-426-70213-6
Review:
I was looking forward to this final book of the trilogy but it has not been comfortable reading from the start and this is no different. Compulsive yes, you have to keep turning the pages, but this is the raw telling of what slavery meant to all who were involved in the trading of African slaves to America, as if they were animals with no human feelings, just commodities to be treated however their white masters willed. Sadly it also brings into the light how Africans treated their fellow Africans.
Grace is working in the Foundling Hospital in London, when she is arrested on false charges on the direction of her friend Charlotte’s evil husband Lord Reginald. It is an exciting development that sees her on a ship bound for America, but the avarice of an evil white man enslaves her yet again.
The title of this book is what kept my hope of a happy ending alive, but so much happens to Grace and to her husband Cabeto before then. Their separate stories are told, as are the stories of those in England and Africa that we have come to know through the previous books.
Despite my reluctance to be confronted by the issues raised, I am so glad I read this trilogy and highly recommend it.

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Reviewer: Mary Bartholomew   (27/04/11)

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