Hottentot Venus

Hottentot Venus: A Novel

It is Paris, 1815. An extraordinarily shaped South African girl known as the Hottentot Venus, dressed only in feathers and beads, swings from a crystal chandelier in the duchess of Berry’s ballroom. Below her...
Feeding-the-Ghost

Feeding the Ghosts

'The sea is slavery.' Inspired by a true story, this suspenseful and moving book chronicles an incident of courage and rebellion that took place aboard a disease-riddled slave ship, the Zong, returning f...