Leaves from the Fig Tree


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Leaves from the Fig Tree - Duff, Diana, and Southern, Jayne (Editor)
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Raised by eccentric grandparents at Annesgrove, an Irish stately home, Diana Duff grew up surrounded by family ghosts, banshees and buried treasure. At 18, Diana entered the glamorous world of 1950s Kenya, becoming a stand-in for Grace Kelly before embarking on a career as a nurse. After marrying a young officer in the Colonial Service, Diana spent her nights shivering and alone, gun in hand, as the Mau Mau rebellion threatened to engulf her. Moving to Tanganyika, Diana went on to found the first inter-racial nursery school ...

Leaves from the Fig Tree 2010, Rebel Epublishers LLC, Johannesburg

ISBN-13: 9780986973116

2nd edition

Trade paperback

Leaves from the Fig Tree 2003, Summersdale Publishers, Chichester

ISBN-13: 9781840243635