Cleaning Fire by Alun Reynolds
Northern Rhodesia, the 1950s.
Winds of change are blowing – an empire fading, dreams of emancipation taking shape.
But for the African-born son of Welsh colonist, and Bemba housekeeper, can freedom ever be found along the same track?
As oppressor and oppressed rub shoulders to complete a railway line in the heat of the veldt, a single spark might start an all-consuming blaze...
Set on the frontiers of a fading era, Cleaning Fire asks what costs we must pay to belong.
An epic story of love, loss and the fight for freedom.
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