The Resource The ghosts of Happy Valley : searching for the lost world of Africa's infamous aristocrats, by Juliet Barnes, (electronic resource)

The ghosts of Happy Valley : searching for the lost world of Africa's infamous aristocrats, by Juliet Barnes, (electronic resource)

Label
The ghosts of Happy Valley : searching for the lost world of Africa's infamous aristocrats
Title
The ghosts of Happy Valley
Title remainder
searching for the lost world of Africa's infamous aristocrats
Statement of responsibility
by Juliet Barnes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Happy Valley was the name given to the Wanjohi Valley in the Kenya Highlands, where a small community of affluent, hedonistic white expatriates settled between the wars. While Kenya's early colonial days have been immortalised by farming pioneers like Lord Delamere and Karen Blixen, and the pioneering aviator Beryl Markham, Happy Valley became infamous under the influence of troubled socialite, Lady Idina Sackville, whose life was told in Frances Osborne's bestselling The Bolter. The era culminated with the notorious murder of the Earl of Erroll in 1941, the investigation of which laid ba
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Barnes, Juliet
Dewey number
  • 967.62/03
  • 813
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • DT433.575
  • PZ7 .B384 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghost
  • Mystery
  • Valley
  • British
  • Kenya
Label
The ghosts of Happy Valley : searching for the lost world of Africa's infamous aristocrats, by Juliet Barnes, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DAEF928F-4E12-467B-8A00-9AB6BF4FC74A
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Publication
Carrier category
Online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
Text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Dedication; Contents; Chronology of Some Significant Historical Events; Map; I Clouds, Smoke and Mirrors; 1 An Unexpected Escort into the Centre of Scandal; 2 Destination Unknown; 3 A Night at Clouds; 4 Thoughts, Words and Misty Memories; 5 The Search for Slains; 6 Slains Unearthed; 7 Soccer After Suicide; 8 Recollections and Dreams of Alice; II Monkey Business and Murder; 9 Into the Heart of the Valley; 10 The First and the Cursed; 11 House of Terror; 12 The Bones of Alice; 13 Monkey Man and More Mischief; 14 Tales of Torture and Many Cups of Tea
  • 15 The House with the Golden Door16 From Caves to Grandeur; 17 Times of Change; 18 Murder Beneath the Mountain; 19 Finding Fergusson's; III Politics, Bullets and Broken Hearts; 20 The Bolter's Love, Loss and Pain; 21 The Temptress and Murderous Thoughts; 22 An Unbroken Spirit; 23 The Valley They Called Happy; 24 The Secret Garden of Happy Valley; 25 A Picnic Under the Chandelier; 26 Polo and Terrorism; 27 An Italian Legacy; 28 Exit Happy Valley, Enter Diana and the Rest of the Entourage; 29 Many Motives for Murder; Conclusions at Clouds; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index; List of IllustrationsCopyright
Control code
ocn854520225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (554 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781311394
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
Computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854520225
Label
The ghosts of Happy Valley : searching for the lost world of Africa's infamous aristocrats, by Juliet Barnes, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DAEF928F-4E12-467B-8A00-9AB6BF4FC74A
Publication
Carrier category
Online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
Text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Dedication; Contents; Chronology of Some Significant Historical Events; Map; I Clouds, Smoke and Mirrors; 1 An Unexpected Escort into the Centre of Scandal; 2 Destination Unknown; 3 A Night at Clouds; 4 Thoughts, Words and Misty Memories; 5 The Search for Slains; 6 Slains Unearthed; 7 Soccer After Suicide; 8 Recollections and Dreams of Alice; II Monkey Business and Murder; 9 Into the Heart of the Valley; 10 The First and the Cursed; 11 House of Terror; 12 The Bones of Alice; 13 Monkey Man and More Mischief; 14 Tales of Torture and Many Cups of Tea
  • 15 The House with the Golden Door16 From Caves to Grandeur; 17 Times of Change; 18 Murder Beneath the Mountain; 19 Finding Fergusson's; III Politics, Bullets and Broken Hearts; 20 The Bolter's Love, Loss and Pain; 21 The Temptress and Murderous Thoughts; 22 An Unbroken Spirit; 23 The Valley They Called Happy; 24 The Secret Garden of Happy Valley; 25 A Picnic Under the Chandelier; 26 Polo and Terrorism; 27 An Italian Legacy; 28 Exit Happy Valley, Enter Diana and the Rest of the Entourage; 29 Many Motives for Murder; Conclusions at Clouds; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index; List of IllustrationsCopyright
Control code
ocn854520225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (554 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781311394
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
Computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854520225

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