Skip to product information
1 of 1

BEYOND VIOLENCE By Agnes Leakey Hofmeyr

BEYOND VIOLENCE By Agnes Leakey Hofmeyr

Regular price KSh1,800.00
Regular price KSh2,000.00 Sale price KSh1,800.00
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Gray Leakey was abducted and buried alive by the Mau Mau on Mount Kenya. This story is written by his daughter, who lived in South Africa.

Embark on an immersive journey through Agnes Leakey Hofmeyr's captivating life story, as she navigates the turbulent landscape of Kenya's struggle for freedom. Delve into the chilling prophecy of a Gĩkũyũ Mau Mau prophetess and the gripping account of her own father, Gray Leakey, a British settler and a member of the famed Leakey family of Kenya, abducted and buried alive on Mount Kenya.

Through the lens of Agnes, a member of the esteemed Leakey family, discover the profound impact of loss amidst the backdrop of societal upheaval. Uncover the resilient spirit of her family's legacy, illuminating the enduring resilience of the Agĩkũyũ people in the face of adversity.

Experience Agnes's courageous journey back to Kenya, where she sought to understand the other side of her father's story. Through interviews with Mau Mau detainees and those involved in her father's abduction, Agnes gained insight into their perspectives, shedding light on the complexities of history and human motivations.

Witness Agnes's fearless defiance against apartheid in South Africa, as she challenges societal norms with unwavering courage. This timeless masterpiece, penned in 1990, echoes themes of love, loss, and liberation, inviting readers to contemplate the complexities of human experience.

View full details