Hot Ice

Hot IceFrom New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a seductive novel of red hot passion and cold hard cash, as a Manhattan socialite living at jet set speed crosses a desperate man on the run and finds herself trapped in a deadly game that may have no winners or losers or survivors Rec

Muddling through in Madagascar

Muddling through in MadagascarEverything about Madagascar is surprising, as Dervla Murphy and her 14 year old daughter, Rachel, found to their delight Despite accidents, misadventures, contrasts and the political instability of the Great Red Island, they returned with a lasting respect for the kindness of its proud people.

Return to the Enchanted Island

Return to the Enchanted Islandn In this exhilarating prize winning novel only the second to be published in English from Madagascar a young man comes of age amidst the enchanted origin myths of his island country nNamed after the first man at the creation of the world in Malagasy mythology, Ietsy Razak was raised to perpetuate

Madagascar Travels

Madagascar TravelsMadagascar is an island of secrets, where new species of wildlife are regularly discovered and rumours of mysterious aboriginals and natural phenomena persist in the forest Christina Dodwell explores its least accessible corners and makes friends with its people Her four month journey began in the

A History of Madagascar

A History of MadagascarMadagascar is the fourth largest island in the world It is a unique blend of Asian and African culture and is well known as the home of some of the world s most unusual and most endangered flora and fauna, from lemurs to giant tortoises Although so close to the east coast of Africa, where traces o

The Aye-Aye and I

The Aye-Aye and IHere is the riveting tale of Gerald Durrell s adventures and misadventures in the enchanted forests of Madagascar, in search of the elusive Aye aye Once thought to be extinct, the Aye aye, the beast with the magic finger, still lurks, though in fast dwindling numbers, in the forests of Madagascar.

Thank You, Madagascar: Conservation Diaries of Alison Jolly

Thank You, Madagascar: Conservation Diaries of Alison JollyMadagascar is home to one of the world s greatest concentration of biodiversity but that biodiversity is also among the most threatened on the planet For decades, conservationists from the developed world have been working to protect those riches, for the earth and for the people of Madagascar Thi

Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar

Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in MadagascarBetafo, a rural community in central Madagascar, is divided between the descendants of nobles and descendants of slaves Anthropologist David Graeber arrived for fieldwork at the height of tensions attributed to a disastrous communal ordeal two years earlier As Graeber uncovers the layers of histor

Ghost of Chance

Ghost of ChanceGhost of Chance is an adventure story set in the jungle of Madagascar and filled with the obsessions that mark the work of the man who Norman Mailer once called, the only American writer possessed by genius While tripping through the author s trademark concerns drugs, paranoia, and lemurs, this s